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About This School

Green Acres School is a public elementary school in Manchester. 561 children attend Green Acres School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Asian. 15% of the 561 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Green Acres School is 17:1. Noah's Ark Child Care Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 85% 75%
Multiracial 5% %
Asian 4% %
Hispanic 3% 13%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 15% 40%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    This school is wonderful ) Both my daughters attend Green Acres and have excellent teachers. I could not be more thankful. All the staff in this school care about the children and it shows.

  • (3 years ago)

    I couldn't be happier with a school than I am with Green Acres. The administration is fantastic--professional doors always open very concerned with each child. The teachers are great too with few exceptions. The parental involvement is phenomenal. The only draw back is that the district keeps sending more at-risk students to the school because Green Acres consistently does so well. Unfortunately the infrastructure just isn't big enough to handle more every year.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is fantastic! Most teachers truly care about individual students and put in much extra time. Unfortunately the city does not contribute the funds that this dedicated and hardworking team deserves. But - you would never know it from all of the extras that the staff supplies personally and/or the creative problem solving that happens here. 'Green Acres is the place to be .... best school in the community!' As the theme song goes.... We are truly satisfied parents! We would just like to see how far our kids could go with proper funding. (And a real Gifted and Talented program)

  • (8 years ago)

    In Dec 2004 My daughter and I moved from a rural area in Upstate NY to Manchester NH. We moved from a small communty that had a wonderful school. My daughter was only six at the time and we were both nervous.I met Mr. Norton and Miss Moore and they opened their arms ( Mrs. Patsos too! ) and made our transition a wonderful experience. My daughter is now in 2nd grade and is a thriving happy educated child!They know who she is they take her education and emotional well being very seriously and she is a very happy kid. Their programs and teachers are wonderful caring indviduals. We are so lucky to be in Green Acres.

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