Portsmouth School District


The Portsmouth School District in New Hampshire is home to 6 schools, including 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The district is known for its consistently high-performing schools, with several standout institutions that rank among the top in the state.

The New Franklin School and Little Harbour School are two exceptional elementary schools in the district, both earning 5-star ratings from SchoolDigger and ranking among the top 10 elementary schools in New Hampshire. These schools boast impressive test scores, with over 80% of students proficient or better in math and reading. The Portsmouth Middle School is also a standout, ranking 12th out of 134 middle schools in the state and earning a 5-star rating with strong test scores in math and reading.

The Portsmouth School District serves a diverse student population, with white students making up 72-82% of the student body and significant representation from Asian, Hispanic, and multiracial students. The district's schools generally perform well on state assessments, with many exceeding the state average in math, reading, and science proficiency. Additionally, the schools in the district have relatively low student-teacher ratios, ranging from 9.7 to 11.7, which likely contributes to their strong academic performance.

District Detail

 1 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801

 (603) 431-5080

SchoolDigger Rank:
19th of 161 New Hampshire districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-13
Students: 2,482

Primary Schools: 4
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 6 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Hampshire Department of Education.

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