Amherst Middle School



Amherst Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amherst Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 130
6 137
7 172
8 185
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Amherst Middle School is a public elementary school located in Amherst, NH in the Amherst School District. It enrolls 624 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 624
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.6

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Amherst Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 324
(52%)
638
(51%)
 Male 300
(48%)
610
(49%)

Amherst Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 572
(92%)
1,140
(91%)
 Hispanic 22
(4%)
43
(3%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
30
(2%)
 Black 9
(1%)
19
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Amherst Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 576
(92%)
1,154
(92%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 32
(5%)
70
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(3%)
24
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Amherst Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 30.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Amherst Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 823
2006 833
2007 814
2008 801
2009 794
2010 798
2011 762
2012 727
2013 684
2014 640
2015 624

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.1
2006 11.4
2007 11
2008 11.7
2009 11.3
2010 11.8
2011 12.2
2012 11.6
2013 13
2014 12.9
2015 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.023086269744836
2006 0.034813925570228
2007 0.027027027027027
2008 0.033707865168539
2009 0.044080604534005
2010 0.053884711779449
2011 0.049868766404199
2012 0.048143053645117
2013 0.054093567251462
2014 0.0890625
2015 0.076923076923077

Compare Amherst Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.8% 11.5:1
 
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.7%
 
State Average 30.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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