School districts in New Hampshire are organized in School Administrative Units (SAUs). School Administrative Unit 29 is comprised of seven independent school districts — Chesterfield, Harrisville, Keene, Marlborough, Marlow, Nelson & Westmoreland.
SAU 29 is the largest multi-district S.A.U. in New Hampshire.
Its responsibilities include managing a collective budget of approximately $84.3 million, maintaining 14 school buildings, coordinating the activities of seven independent school boards, and supervising the educational program for approximately 4,156 students. SAU 29 and its member districts employ more than 1,000 people and cover 211 square miles in southwestern New Hampshire.
NHSAU 29 Mission
To provide leadership for continuous school improvement within SAU 29 that results in success for every student
To build and maintain a focus on a common vision and direction that meets the educational needs of member communities and assures the highest quality
To provide services and coordinate resources to support the effective and efficient operation of SAU 29 and its member schools.