Nashua school information

IndexNashuaNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores48%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools1823479,221
Total private schools1714424,874
Total post-secondary schools4407,963
The Nashua, NH educational system consists of 18 public schools, 17 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Nashua public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 8% lower than than the New Hampshire average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nashua public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Hampshire and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.2% have completed high school, 34.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Nashua are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Nashua.
  • 87.3% of people in Nashua have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.2% of people in Nashua have completed high school.
  • 34.9% of people in Nashua have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Nashua

IndexNashuaNew HampshireNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%89.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.2%88.4%83.0%
Completed some college64.2%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.1%45.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.9%35.5%30.3%
Completed masters13.0%13.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Groton, MA1,16385%73%
Littleton Common, MA3,00274%51%
Lunenburg, MA2,02773%48%
Devens, MA1,77373%47%
Townsend, MA1,41372%46%
Nashua, NH87,27948%3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deltona, FL87,38750%1%
Suffolk, VA87,06173%49%
Asheville, NC87,53154%9%
Carmel, IN86,94087%77%
Hawthorne, CA86,93836%26%
Nashua, NH87,27948%3%
Source: The Nashua, NH education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.