Amherst Street School



Amherst Street School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amherst Street School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 58
2 39
3 38
4 47
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Amherst Street School is a public elementary school located in Nashua, NH in the Nashua School District. It enrolls 315 students in grades 1st through 12th. Amherst Street School is the 133rd largest public school in New Hampshire and the 39,913th largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 315
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.4

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Amherst Street School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 165
(52%)
3,876
(48%)
 Male 150
(48%)
4,217
(52%)

Amherst Street School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 153
(49%)
5,262
(65%)
 Hispanic 116
(37%)
1,592
(20%)
 Black 24
(8%)
304
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(5%)
217
(3%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
681
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
27
(0%)

Amherst Street School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 221
(70%)
2,979
(37%)
 Not Eligible 69
(22%)
4,686
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(8%)
428
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 281 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Amherst Street School is ranked 17th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amherst Street School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 29.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Street School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 291
2006 281
2007 290
2008 307
2009 299
2010 301
2011 307
2012 315

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 11.6
2007 11.5
2008 12
2009 12.4
2010 11
2011 11.9
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.553264604811
2006 0.5373665480427
2007 0.55172413793103
2008 0.68403908794788
2009 0.71571906354515
2010 0.74086378737542
2011 0.74592833876221
2012 0.78095238095238

Compare Amherst Street School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,155.6% 11.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 29.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 78.1%
 

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Public KG - 05 315 11.1:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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