Manchester school information

IndexManchesterNew HampshireNational
Average Test Scores33%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools2323479,221
Total private schools2214424,874
Total post-secondary schools7407,963
The Manchester, NH educational system consists of 23 public schools, 22 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Manchester public schools have average test scores of 33% which is 37% lower than than the New Hampshire average and 33% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Manchester public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Hampshire and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.5% have completed high school, 28.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Manchester are 33% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Manchester.
  • 84.5% of people in Manchester have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.5% of people in Manchester have completed high school.
  • 28.0% of people in Manchester have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Manchester

IndexManchesterNew HampshireNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%89.5%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%88.4%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.0%45.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.0%35.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%13.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Amherst, NH67066%33%
Londonderry, NH11,04961%25%
Goffstown, NH3,22561%24%
Hooksett, NH4,14958%17%
East Merrimack, NH3,92055%12%
Manchester, NH110,23133%33%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gresham, OR110,04239%21%
Lowell, MA109,87148%3%
Brandon, FL109,78443%12%
West Jordan, UT110,92839%20%
Fairfield, CA110,95338%22%
Manchester, NH110,23133%33%
Source: The Manchester, 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.