Portsmouth High School



Portsmouth High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portsmouth High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 282
10 276
11 250
12 300

Portsmouth High School is a public high school of the Portsmouth School District located in Portsmouth, NH. It has 1,108 students in grades 9th through 12th. Portsmouth High School is the 17th largest public high school in New Hampshire and the 5,309th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,108
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 86.6

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Portsmouth High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 555
(50%)
555
(50%)
 Male 553
(50%)
553
(50%)

Portsmouth High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 956
(86%)
956
(86%)
 Hispanic 52
(5%)
52
(5%)
 Two or More 44
(4%)
44
(4%)
 Asian 41
(4%)
41
(4%)
 Black 13
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Portsmouth High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 938
(85%)
938
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(12%)
136
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(3%)
34
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portsmouth High School is ranked 23rd out of 95 ranked schools in New Hampshire, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portsmouth High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.3%) is lower than the state average of 23.7%. 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.

Portsmouth High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1091
2006 1109
2007 1084
2008 1052
2009 1072
2010 1119
2011 1100
2012 1129
2013 1072
2014 1077
2015 1108

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 12.1
2007 11.4
2008 11.1
2009 11.3
2010 12.8
2011 13
2012 12.9
2013 12.9
2014 12.5
2015 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12923923006416
2006 0.14066726780884
2007 0.13560885608856
2008 0.1606463878327
2009 0.17723880597015
2010 0.18677390527256
2011 0.21363636363636
2012 0.20017714791851
2013 0.21361940298507
2014 0.19962859795729
2015 0.15342960288809

Compare Portsmouth High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,094.2% 10.9:1
 
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.3%
 
State Average 23.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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