Durham school information

IndexDurhamNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores75%68%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools323479,235
Total private schools114424,875
Total post-secondary schools1407,965

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  • The average school test scores in Durham are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Durham.
  • 99.3% of people in Durham have completed 8th grade.
  • 99.3% of people in Durham have completed high school.
  • 82.7% of people in Durham have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Oyster River High School55 Coe Dr.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 673 · Ratio: 11:171
  • Oyster River Middle School1 Coe Dr.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 628 · Ratio: 11:180

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Education level achieved in Durham

IndexDurhamNew HampshireNational
Completed 8th grade99.3%89.3%83.8%
Completed high school99.3%88.0%82.4%
Completed some college92.5%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree84.8%44.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors82.7%34.4%29.3%
Completed masters47.2%12.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree16.5%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate15.5%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newfields, NH23983%21%
Kittery Point, ME97782%20%
Newmarket, NH5,58977%12%
Portsmouth, NH21,36674%8%
Berwick, ME2,04870%2%
Durham, NH10,28875%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Timonium, MD10,28096%40%
Centerton, AR10,27888%29%
Bohemia, NY10,27579%16%
Jesup, GA10,27579%16%
Largo, MD10,30185%24%
Durham, NH10,28875%11%
Source: The Durham, 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.