Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 16%
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Derry school information

IndexDerryNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores52%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools823479,221
Total private schools714424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a407,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Derry are 8% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Derry
  • 88.6% of people in Derry have completed 8th grade
  • 88.2% of people in Derry have completed high school
  • 25.5% of people in Derry have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Derry

      IndexDerryNew HampshireNational
      Completed 8th grade88.6%89.5%84.3%
      Completed high school88.2%88.4%83.0%
      Completed some college59.3%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree36.9%45.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.5%35.5%30.3%
      Completed masters7.8%13.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.4%1.3%

      Derry, NH School Districts

      • Derry School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Derry. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Derry, NH schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Derry, NH, an average of 88.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Amherst, NH67067%38.5%
      Goffstown, NH3,22562%28.8%
      Pepperell, MA2,41761%26.2%
      Londonderry, NH11,04958%20.7%
      East Merrimack, NH3,92057%17.4%
      Derry, NH22,39252%8.1%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Chalmette, LA22,34563%31.3%
      Auburn Hills, MI22,34233%31.7%
      Blue Island, IL22,44622%54.6%
      Hopewell, VA22,33272%50.0%
      North Augusta, SC22,31055%14.5%
      Derry, NH22,39252%8.1%
      Source: The Derry, 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.