Penacook Elementary School



Penacook Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penacook Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 59
1 57
2 64
3 70
4 64
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Penacook Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Penacook, NH in the Merrimack Valley School District. It enrolls 411 students in grades 1st through 12th. Penacook Elementary School is the 78th largest public school in New Hampshire and the 30,949th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 411
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.8

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Penacook Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 227
(55%)
917
(53%)
 Female 184
(45%)
814
(47%)

Penacook Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 372
(91%)
1,653
(95%)
 Black 17
(4%)
33
(2%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
28
(2%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Penacook Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(62%)
1,194
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 127
(31%)
437
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(7%)
100
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 289 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Penacook Elementary School is ranked 52nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penacook Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 30.7%. 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.

Penacook Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 392
2006 378
2007 373
2008 400
2009 393
2010 390
2011 410
2012 398
2013 411
2014 443
2015 411

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 15.4
2007 13.9
2008 16.5
2009 15.5
2010 13.6
2011 17.2
2012 14.4
2013 15.2
2014 15.8
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1734693877551
2006 0.20899470899471
2007 0.19571045576408
2008 0.2475
2009 0.27989821882952
2010 0.28461538461538
2011 0.29512195121951
2012 0.24371859296482
2013 0.32846715328467
2014 0.40632054176072
2015 0.37712895377129

Compare Penacook Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.8% 11.5:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 30.7%
 
This School 37.7%
 
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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