Amherst school information

IndexAmherstNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores72%68%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a23479,235
Total private schoolsn/a14424,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a407,965

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  • The average school test scores in Amherst are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Amherst.
  • 100.0% of people in Amherst have completed 8th grade.
  • 100.0% of people in Amherst have completed high school.
  • 87.4% of people in Amherst have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Amherst

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  • Amherst Middle SchoolPo Box 966Grades: 05 - 08Students: 798 · Ratio: 12:183
  • Clark-Wilkins SchoolPo Box 420Grades: KG - 04Students: 629 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Souhegan Coop High SchoolPo Box 1152Grades: 09 - 12Students: 876 · Ratio: 10:161

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Education level achieved in Amherst

IndexAmherstNew HampshireNational
Completed 8th grade100.0%89.3%83.8%
Completed high school100.0%88.0%82.4%
Completed some college96.5%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree87.4%44.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors87.4%34.4%29.3%
Completed masters31.6%12.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree11.6%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate9.0%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Amherst (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bennington, NH28677%13%
Goffstown, NH3,19773%7%
Londonderry, NH10,63770%2%
Hudson, NH7,72570%2%
Nashua, NH86,79967%2%
Amherst, NH49072%5%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Miltonvale, KS49084%23%
Smyer, TX49080%17%
Niangua, MO49146%33%
Milano, TX48981%18%
Cooperstown, PA49187%27%
Amherst, NH49072%5%
Source: The Amherst, NH education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.