Portsmouth High School

School information and demographics

School District: Portsmouth School Department

School Address: 50 Andrew Jarvis Dr, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Web Address: Portsmouth High School Website

Number of Students: 1000

Portsmouth High School teachers addressed a different aspect of homework completion and its impact on overall student achievement. In all,  approximately 130 students were involved, spread throughout seven classes and five teachers. The particular classes involved included one English class, one ninth-grade World Geography class, two Algebra II classes, one Algebra I class, and two study hall/learning center classes. The research project spanned from October 2014 to March 2015. The primary topic of focus is homework, in particular, the factors affecting student motivation for homework completion and the effect of homework completion on overall student achievement.