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.
Springfield 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 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 136 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,337 students
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Total Students (1990-2014)
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 (1990-2014)
Hispanic
66%
17%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
20%
9%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
12%
65%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Putnam 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.
0.51 0.33
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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 (2000-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Springfield School District's student population of 25,826 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 49% has increased from 45% over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,765 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,715 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 11% 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 49% 85%
Springfield School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $447 MM $29 MM
Springfield School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $445 MM $28 MM
Springfield School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,765 $20,216
Springfield School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,715 $19,181
Springfield School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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
    Grades: 9-12 | 1523 students
    0.1 miles
    1250 State St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)750-2000
    0.19-121523
  • SpringfieldStem Middle Academy
    Grades: 6-8 | 297 students
    0.1 miles
    60 Alton St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-6750
    0.16-8297
  • SpringfieldMargaret C Ells Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 248 students
    0.5 miles
    319 Cortland St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-7345
    0.5PK-1248
  • SpringfieldHomer Street Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 437 students
    0.6 miles
    43 Homer St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-7526
    0.6KG-5437
  • SpringfieldHiram L Dorman Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 323 students
    0.8 miles
    20 Lydia St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-7554
    0.8KG-5323

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