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Portsmouth High School (leave a review)
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+1 (603) 436-7100

50 Andrew Jarvis Dr.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire


About Portsmouth High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Portsmouth High School is one of 6 schools in the Portsmouth School District of New Hampshire.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 1,108 students - compared to other schools in New Hampshire, this is a relatively large school.

The number of teachers at Portsmouth High School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Portsmouth High School is $74,075, which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of $56,370.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Portsmouth High School 1108$15,32313$74,0750.25
Little Harbour School (0.81 miles) 465$15,37013$66,9800.33
PEEP School - Pre School Program (0.92 miles) 20$27460.33
Portsmouth Middle School (1 miles) 529$18,16210$87,4300.33
New Franklin School (1.35 miles) 252$22,4609$71,9780.42
Mary C. Dondero Elementary School (1.49 miles) 298$17,10110$66,2150.40

Portsmouth High School

Number of pupils1108
Funding per pupil$15,323
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$74,075
Diversity index0.25

Little Harbour School (0.81 miles)

Number of pupils465
Funding per pupil$15,370
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$66,980
Diversity index0.33

PEEP School - Pre School Program (0.92 miles)

Number of pupils20
Funding per pupil$274
Pupils per teacher6
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.33

Portsmouth Middle School (1 miles)

Number of pupils529
Funding per pupil$18,162
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$87,430
Diversity index0.33

New Franklin School (1.35 miles)

Number of pupils252
Funding per pupil$22,460
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$71,978
Diversity index0.42

Mary C. Dondero Elementary School (1.49 miles)

Number of pupils298
Funding per pupil$17,101
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$66,215
Diversity index0.40
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Rankings within New Hampshire
There are 492 schools in New Hampshire. Rankings don't always go up to 492 because some schools have missing data.
19thlargest school
20thhighest number of FTE teachers
315thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
31sthighest average teaching salary
379thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
322ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
99thhighest diversity index
155thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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