schoolkids Concord is home to many private, parochial and secondary schools. Post-secondary offerings in the Capital region include NHTI-Concord’s Community College (part of the Community College System of NH), New England College, Granite State CollegeSouthern NH University, UNH Manchester and UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law in Concord which has an enviable reputation for excellence—the institution continuously ranks as one of the top five intellectual property law schools in the country according to U.S. News and World Report's annual assessment.

You can learn more about the Concord School District at or contact any of the surrounding communities at their websites listed below.

Click here for the Chamber’s list for schools, colleges, education and training resources. The NHHEAF Network offers assistance and information about college application and financing process.

According to the College Board, New Hampshire has 44,072 students enrolled in colleges and universities. For information and statistics about education in New Hampshire, visit

New Hampshire received the nation's top ranking (A-) from  Education Week  in its 2018 Chance-for-Success rankings.

US News and World Report  ranked New Hampshire  second best for Pre-K – 12 and fourth for education overall in the United States.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, a nonprofit group focused on improving the well-being of American children, ranked New Hampshire the best state in which to raise a child.

A sampling of public and private schools in the Capital region:

Public Schools:

Allenstown School District   (SAU 53) 
Bow School District   (SAU 67) 
Chichester School District   (SAU 53) 
Concord School District  (SAU 8)
Epsom Regional School District   (SAU 53)
Henniker School District  (SAU 24) 
Hopkinton School District   (SAU 66)
Merrimack Valley School District   (SAU 46) 
Pembroke Regional School District   (SAU 53)
Pittsfield and Barnstead School District  (SAU 51)
Shaker Regional School District  (SAU 80) 


Private/Charter Schools:

Beech Hill School  (6-8)
Bishop Brady High School  (9-12)
Concord Christian Academy (P-12)
The Derryfield School   (6-12)
Parker Education  (9-12)
Sant Bani School  (P-8)
Shaker Road School  (P-8)
St. John Regional School  (K-8)
St. Paul's School  (9-12)

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