Somersworth school information

IndexSomersworthNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores38%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools423479,221
Total private schools314424,874
Total post-secondary schools1407,963
The Somersworth, NH educational system consists of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Somersworth public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 27% lower than than the New Hampshire average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Somersworth public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Hampshire and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.0% have completed high school, 28.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Somersworth are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Somersworth.
  • 87.8% of people in Somersworth have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.0% of people in Somersworth have completed high school.
  • 28.1% of people in Somersworth have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Somersworth

IndexSomersworthNew HampshireNational
Completed 8th grade87.8%89.5%84.3%
Completed high school87.0%88.4%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.5%45.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.1%35.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%13.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Durham, NH10,66669%39%
York Harbor, ME2,88568%38%
Portsmouth, NH21,45867%37%
Kittery Point, ME1,07865%31%
Dover, NH30,75053%8%
Somersworth, NH11,75638%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tucson Estates, AZ11,74730%40%
Smithfield, NC11,74640%19%
Douglas, GA11,74231%36%
Lansdowne, VA11,74289%81%
Los Alamos, NM11,73353%7%
Somersworth, NH11,75638%23%
Source: The Somersworth, 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.