Avg. test scores NAT. AVG.
High school dipl. NAT. AVG.
Bachelors degree NAT. AVG.
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Amherst school information

Index Amherst New Hampshire National
Average Test Scores67%52%48%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a23479,221
Total private schoolsn/a14424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a407,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Amherst are 39% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Amherst
  • 97.8% of people in Amherst have completed 8th grade
  • 97.8% of people in Amherst have completed high school
  • 76.3% of people in Amherst have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Amherst

      Index Amherst New Hampshire National
      Completed 8th grade97.8%89.5%84.3%
      Completed high school97.8%88.4%83.0%
      Completed some college96.1%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree76.3%45.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors76.3%35.5%30.3%
      Completed masters44.1%13.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.8%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate3.9%1.4%1.3%

      Amherst, NH School Districts

      • Amherst School District
      • Souhegan Cooperative School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Amherst. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Amherst, NH schools is 67%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Amherst, NH, an average of 97.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Goffstown, NH2,84862%29.2%
      Pepperell, MA2,68561%26.6%
      Londonderry, NH12,05358%21.0%
      Townsend, MA1,27657%19.4%
      East Merrimack, NH4,78657%17.7%
      Amherst, NH65667%38.9%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Elizabeth, LA65674%53.1%
      Aurora, NY65662%29.2%
      Throckmorton, TX65625%49.0%
      Mohall, ND65558%21.4%
      Niantic, IL65737%22.9%
      Amherst, NH65667%38.9%
      Source: The Amherst, NH education data displayed above is derived from the 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.