Putnam Vocational Technical High School

Tel: (413)787-7424
Grades 9-12
1,337 students
Putnam Vocational Technical High School serves 1,337 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Putnam Vocational Technical High School operates within the Springfield School District.
The school district's 49% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1337 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 136 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,337 students
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Putnam Vocational Technical High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 136 teachers
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Putnam Vocational Technical High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
66%
17%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
20%
9%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
12%
65%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Putnam Vocational Technical 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.
0.51 0.33
Putnam Vocational Technical 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.
78%
34%
Putnam Vocational Technical 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.
8%
5%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,826 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 49% has decreased from 88% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,765 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 $17,715 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Springfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
3
Number of Students Managed 25,826 1,376
Springfield School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 49% 85%
Springfield School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $447 MM $29 MM
Springfield School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $445 MM $28 MM
Springfield School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,765 $20,216
Springfield School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,715 $19,181
Springfield 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 High School/science-tech (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stem Middle Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Margaret C Ells Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringfieldHigh School/science-tech
    0.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1523 students1250 State St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)750-2000
    0.19-121523
  • SpringfieldStem Middle Academy
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 297 students60 Alton St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-6750
    0.16-8297
  • SpringfieldMargaret C Ells Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 248 students319 Cortland St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-7345
    0.5PK-1248
  • SpringfieldHomer Street Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 437 students43 Homer St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-7526
    0.6KG-5437
  • SpringfieldHiram L Dorman Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 323 students20 Lydia St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-7554
    0.8KG-5323

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