Pittsfield High School

Pittsfield High School serves 959 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Pittsfield High School operates within the Pittsfield School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 959 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 959 students
Pittsfield High School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Pittsfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Pittsfield High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Pittsfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Pittsfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Hispanic
8%
17%
Pittsfield High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
11%
9%
Pittsfield High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
78%
65%
Pittsfield High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Pittsfield High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pittsfield High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.38 0.33
Pittsfield High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
36%
34%
Pittsfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
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.
6%
5%
Pittsfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,879 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,443 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,035 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Pittsfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 5,879 1,376
Pittsfield School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Pittsfield School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $29 MM
Pittsfield School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $91 MM $28 MM
Pittsfield School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,443 $20,216
Pittsfield School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,035 $19,181
Pittsfield 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 Taconic High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Theodore Herberg Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morningside Community School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PittsfieldMorningside Community School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 517 students100 Burbank St
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9690
    0.7PK-5517
  • PittsfieldTheodore Herberg Middle School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 620 students501 Pomeroy Ave
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9640
    16-8620
  • PittsfieldCrosby Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 401 students517 West St
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9670
    1.2PK-5401
  • PittsfieldEgremont Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 516 students84 Egremont Ave
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9655
    1.2KG-5516
  • PittsfieldSilvio O Conte Community Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 347 students200 West Union St
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9660
    1.2PK-5347

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