Nashua High School South



Nashua High School South Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nashua High School South Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 527
10 453
11 416
12 475

Nashua High School South is a public high school of the Nashua School District located in Nashua, NH. It has 1,871 students in grades 9th through 12th. Nashua High School South is the 3rd largest public high school in New Hampshire and the 1,838th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,871
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 136.3

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Nashua High School South Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 971
(52%)
1,873
(52%)
 Female 900
(48%)
1,728
(48%)

Nashua High School South Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,338
(72%)
2,578
(72%)
 Hispanic 316
(17%)
645
(18%)
 Asian 115
(6%)
180
(5%)
 Black 74
(4%)
146
(4%)
 Two or More 23
(1%)
41
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Nashua High School South Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,159
(62%)
2,199
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 590
(32%)
1,180
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 122
(7%)
222
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nashua High School South is ranked 2nd out of 0 ranked schools in New Hampshire, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nashua High School South students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is higher than the state average of 23.7%. 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.

Nashua High School South Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2251
2006 2211
2007 2237
2008 2158
2009 2210
2010 2034
2011 1953
2012 1871

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 16
2007 15.6
2008 15.1
2009 16.1
2010 14.7
2011 14.6
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22701021768103
2006 0.23066485753053
2007 0.23603039785427
2008 0.2483781278962
2009 0.310407239819
2010 0.33972468043265
2011 0.37429595494112
2012 0.38054516301443

Compare Nashua High School South to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,117.4% 11.2:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 23.7%
 
This School 38.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nashua High School South
Nashua, NH
Public 09 - 12 1,871 13.7:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,730 13.9:1 1 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,400 15.9:1 5 miles
South Merrimack Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 269 13:1 5 miles
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