Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School

240 Sykes St

Palmer, MA 01069-1225

Tel: (413)283-9701
Grades 9-12
611 students
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School serves 611 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School operates within the Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District.

School Overview

The student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 611 students
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 14:1
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Hispanic
4%
17%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
93%
65%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.54
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
34%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District's student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $21,829 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 611 1,326
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 85%
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District Graduation Rate (1992-2001)
District Total Revenue $14 MM n/a
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $15 MM n/a
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $21,829 n/a
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $22,389 n/a
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Palmer High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Converse Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Old Mill Pond Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • PalmerOld Mill Pond Elementary School
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    0.3 miles
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    (413)283-4300
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    Grades: 8-12 | 504 students
    0.5 miles
    4105 Main St
    PalmerMA 01069
    (413)283-6511
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    2.3 miles
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    (413)283-8109
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