Peterborough Elementary School



Peterborough Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peterborough Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 12
K 44
1 52
2 48
3 48
4 52
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peterborough Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Peterborough, NH in the Contoocook Valley School District. It enrolls 256 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peterborough Elementary School is the 158th largest public school in New Hampshire and the 45,039th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 256
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.8

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Peterborough Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 131
(51%)
781
(54%)
 Female 125
(49%)
665
(46%)

Peterborough Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 238
(93%)
1,377
(95%)
 Hispanic 9
(4%)
23
(2%)
 Asian 7
(3%)
17
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Peterborough Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 149
(58%)
949
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 83
(32%)
391
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(9%)
106
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 289 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Peterborough Elementary School is ranked 92nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peterborough Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.8%) is 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.

Peterborough Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 349
2006 374
2007 372
2008 348
2009 329
2010 291
2011 281
2012 261
2013 251
2014 273
2015 256

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 12.4
2007 12.7
2008 12.1
2009 11.4
2010 10.9
2011 12.3
2012 12.9
2013 10.1
2014 14.5
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1919770773639
2006 0.20053475935829
2007 0.20430107526882
2008 0.23563218390805
2009 0.23100303951368
2010 0.24054982817869
2011 0.27758007117438
2012 0.29501915708812
2013 0.31474103585657
2014 0.38095238095238
2015 0.41796875

Compare Peterborough Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.8% 11.5:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 30.7%
 
This School 41.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 04 256 12.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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