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Somersworth High School


Overview

Enrollment
524
New Hampshire high school rank
80th
 Overall Rating 1 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12
School District Somersworth School District
Type Public
 Phone (603)692-2431
 Location 11 Memorial Dr.
Somersworth, NH 03878
Charter School No

Somersworth High School receives a CollegeSimply academic rating well below the average for New Hampshire high schools based on its low test performance, low graduation rate and low AP course participation.

Demographics

Race

The Somersworth High School student body is mostly White with a small Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White87%456
Black2.7%14
Hispanic3.6%19
Asian Pacific4.8%25
Native American Indian0.4%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.4%2
Two or more races1.1%6

Student Family Income

vs. other New Hampshire high schools
Lower 24.4%

30.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program as compared to the New Hampshire high school median of 22.5%. By this measure, Somersworth High School students are largely lower income and rank 67th in New Hampshire for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students
Freshman136
Sophomore160
Junior114
Senior114
Total524

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
80% to 84%*

2 out of 10

Rank: 67th in New Hampshire

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students80% to 84%*
New Hampshire Median90%
Percentile30%
White80% to 84%*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American-
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged60% to 69%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

1 out of 10

Rank: 77th in New Hampshire

Students at Somersworth High School scored an average 32% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the NH Dept of Education. Performance is well below the state high school median of 50% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 12.8% of New Hampshire high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls20% to 29%*40% to 49%*
Boys20% to 24%*25% to 29%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*suppressed*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White20% to 24%*30% to 34%*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

2 out of 10

Rank: 71st in New Hampshire

62 out of 228 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (27%). College admission testing participation is well below the New Hampshire median rate of 39% and in the bottom 22% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

2 out of 10

Rank: 53rd in New Hampshire

Somersworth High School offers 3 AP courses. 7 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 24% percentile and well below the median AP enrollment rate for all New Hampshire schools of 11%. Somersworth High School had 38 taking AP exams with a 21 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 20% percentile and well below the state median of 75 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 55% 75%
Students enrolled in an AP class 7% 11%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Courses Offered 3

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate24%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New Hampshire Median0.1%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New Hampshire Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students9.9%56
Boys15.4%45
Girls4.1%11
New Hampshire Median2.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.8%27
Boys6.5%19
Girls2.7%8

Location

Somersworth High School
11 Memorial Dr.
Somersworth, NH
03878
(603)692-2431

2 out of 10 1

District

Somersworth School District
Somersworth, NH