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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Portsmouth High School is a highly rated, public school located in Portsmouth, NH. It has 1,127 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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Portsmouth High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1230
370 responses
Average ACT
28
46 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$83,923
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,305
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$425,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
  • Spirit week
    25%
  • Pep rally
    19%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Senior blackout for the spirit week peprally
    15%
  • Talent show
    13%
  • Senior Prank
    8%
  • Football games
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,127
Free or Reduced Lunch
13%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,588
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.1%
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$22,047 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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