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    2018-2019 PROFILE

     CEEB and ACT Code: 300405

        

     Community and School

    Merrimack High School serves the town of Merrimack, New Hampshire. Merrimack is a suburban community located between the two largest cities in New Hampshire, Nashua and Manchester. Current population estimates are approximately 27,000. Merrimack High School enrolls approximately 1200 students in grades 9 through 12. The school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Merrimack High School utilizes a modified block schedule with two semesters of two quarters each.

      

    Mission Statement 

    Merrimack High School, in partnership with families and our community, provides each student with rigorous educational experiences that develop intellectual potential, physical and emotional well-being, and social stewardship. Students graduating from Merrimack High School will be competent, insightful, and creative thinkers able to compete in a diverse, global society.

     

    Graduation Requirements

    All students must earn a minimum of 21 credits in order to graduate. 

    4.0 credits  =  Engligh (9,10, 11, 12)
    2.5 credits  =  Social Studies
    3.0 credits  =  Math
     2.0 credits  =  Science
    .5 credits  =  Health
    1.0 credits  =  Physical Education
    .5 credits  =  Fine Art
    .5 credits  =  Computer Education
    7.0 credits  =  Electives
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    21.0  =  Minimum Credits Required

     

     

     Grading System 

    Rank in class and grade point average are weighted based on grades earned in each class. Refer to the following scales:

    Numeric Grade Honors/AP Comprehensive Credit Recovery Fundamentals
    97-100 A+ 5.33 4.83 4.33 3.83
    93-96 A 5.00 4.50 4.00 3.50
    90-92 A- 4.67 4.17 3.67 3.17
    87-89 B+ 4.33 3.83 3.33 2.83
    83-86 B 4.00 3.50 3.00 2.50
    80-82 B- 3.67 3.17 2.67 2.17
    77-79 C+ 3.33 2.83 2.33 1.83
    73-76 C 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.50
    70-72 C- 2.67 2.17 1.67 1.17
    65-69 D 2.00 1.50 1.00 0.50
    0-64 F 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

     ! - No credit due to excessive absences

    MC - Met Competency. Has failed traditional grade but has met competencies and will receive course credit. The grade will carry the weight of D (65%)

     

     

    Graduating Class of 2019

    Size:  269

    59% entered four year college

    18% entered two year/other post secondary education

    3%   military

    14%   work

    6%   undecided

     

     

     

    2019 College Admissions Test Scores

    SAT

      Mean:    Reading/Writing:   538          Math:  519

              Total number tested:  242

     

    ACT

    Subject  /  Average

    English  23.9

    Math  24.9

    Reading  26.1

    Science  25.5

    Composite  25.1

    Total number tested:   26

     

    2019 Advanced Placement Test

    In May, 2019, a total of 125 students took 219 exams in 20 subjects. 79% of the AP exams received a score of 3 or higher.

     

     

     

     

    "Believe, go forward and inspire."

     

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