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Newfound Area School District

The Newfound Area School District is a Cooperative School District that was established in 1965. The District serves students in grades K-12 for the communities of Alexandria, Bridgewater, Bristol, Danbury, Groton, Hebron, and New Hampton. In 2015, a 10-year tuition agreement was established with the Hill School District that provides enrollment for students in grades 7-12 in the Newfound Area School District. The Newfound Area School

District sits within three counties of New Hampshire. New Hampton is in Belknap County. Bridgewater, Bristol, Hebron, Groton, and Alexandria are in Grafton County, and Danbury is in Merrimack County. The Newfound Area School District is governed by the Newfound Area School Board. The School Board is comprised of seven members- one member being elected from each community in the Cooperative District, on a rotating basis. Each member is elected for a 3-year term. The School District is also overseen by a Budget Committee. The Budget Committee is comprised of eight members- one member being elected from each community and the final member being a School Board member assigned on an annual basis. The seven members are elected for a 3-year term.

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