Portsmouth Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
155 Parrott Ave.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone
(603) 436-5781
District
PORTSMOUTH SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
512
Classroom Teachers
53

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Hampshire

9

(10 is best)

Better than 83.3% of NH schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Portsmouth Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

80 60 40 20 0
65%
50%
67%
55%
62%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

80 60 40 20 0
70%
50%
72%
55%
67%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

80 60 40 20 0
72%
47%
72%
51%
72%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
10
12
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 165 32.2%
Grade 7 183 35.7%
Grade 8 164 32.0%
Total 512 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.3% 87.2% 87.6%
Black 1.3% 1.3% 2.2%
Hispanic 3.6% 4.8% 6.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.4% 6.6% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.2% 15.4% 24.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.0% 12.9% 20.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.1% 2.5% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,775 1,359,711
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,396.1 151
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.7% 4.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 13.4% 17.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.8% 30.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.7% 30.0%
65 OR OLDER 17.4% 17.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,063 532,037
Single Parent Households With Children 6.1% 8.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.8% 93.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 58.6% 37.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.9% 18.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.6% 18.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.7% 14.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.6% 17.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.8% 14.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.3% 10.6%
$15,000 or less 7.0% 6.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,979 $31,554,000 62.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,011 $5,297,000 10.4%
Staff $350 $922,000 1.8%
General Administration $582 $1,534,000 3.0%
School Administration $1,012 $2,665,000 5.2%
Operation $1,727 $4,548,000 9.0%
Transportation $413 $1,089,000 2.1%
Other $631 $1,661,000 3.3%
Total Support $6,726 $17,716,000 34.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $568 $1,497,000 2.9%
Total Expenditures $19,274 $50,767,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,246 $1,811,479,000 55.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,307 $231,172,000 7.0%
Staff $537 $94,994,000 2.9%
General Administration $591 $104,571,000 3.2%
School Administration $950 $168,006,000 5.1%
Operation $1,345 $237,879,000 7.2%
Transportation $750 $132,537,000 4.0%
Other $222 $39,269,000 1.2%
Total Support $5,704 $1,008,428,000 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,637 $466,289,000 14.2%
Total Expenditures $18,587 $3,286,196,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%