Portsmouth High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,585
College Readiness Index
24.5
Math Proficiency
2.1
Reading Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,100 Students
  • 84 Teachers

Portsmouth High School
50 ANDREW JARVIS DR
PORTSMOUTH, NH 03801

Phone: (603) 436-7100

District: Portsmouth School District

Overview

Portsmouth High School is ranked 9th within New Hampshire. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Portsmouth High School is 29 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 11 percent. Portsmouth High School is the only high school in the Portsmouth School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1585
State Rank
#9

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,100
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 11%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 21%
Full-Time Teachers 84

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 87%
Proficient in Math 41%
College Readiness Index 24.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 1
Total Students 1,100
Proficient in Reading (district average) 87%
Proficient in Math (district average) 41%
College Readiness (district average) 24.5

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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