Avg. test scores 57%
High school dipl. 19%
Bachelors degree 153%

Durham school information

IndexDurhamNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores76%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools323479,221
Total private schools114424,874
Total post-secondary schools1407,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Durham are 57% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Durham
  • 98.4% of people in Durham have completed 8th grade
  • 98.4% of people in Durham have completed high school
  • 76.6% of people in Durham have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Durham

      IndexDurhamNew HampshireNational
      Completed 8th grade98.4%89.5%84.3%
      Completed high school98.4%88.4%83.0%
      Completed some college92.5%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree80.2%45.3%38.5%
      Completed bachelors76.6%35.5%30.3%
      Completed masters49.8%13.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree16.2%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate11.2%1.4%1.3%

      Durham, NH School Districts

      • Oyster River Cooperative School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Durham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Durham, NH schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Durham, NH, an average of 98.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 98.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Portsmouth, NH21,45875%55%
      Hampton, NH9,54270%45%
      York Harbor, ME2,88566%36%
      Kittery Point, ME1,07865%34%
      South Eliot, ME3,66360%25%
      Durham, NH10,66676%57%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Roscoe, IL10,66656%17%
      Vidalia, GA10,67433%32%
      Darby, PA10,67719%62%
      Somers Point, NJ10,68628%41%
      Lindon, UT10,68655%15%
      Durham, NH10,66676%57%
      Source: The Durham, 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.