Wahconah Regional High School

150 Windsor Rd,

Dalton, MA, 01226-1342

Tel: (413)684-1330
Grades: 9-12

587 students

Wahconah Regional High School serves 587 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Wahconah Regional High School operates within the Central Berkshire School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 587 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 587 students
Wahconah Regional High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Wahconah Regional High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Wahconah Regional High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Wahconah Regional High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Wahconah Regional High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
2%
16%
Wahconah Regional High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
1%
9%
Wahconah Regional High School Black (1994-2012)
White
93%
66%
Wahconah Regional High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wahconah Regional High School Sch Ethnicity Wahconah Regional High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.52
Wahconah Regional High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
15%
30%
Wahconah Regional High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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%
Wahconah Regional High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,845 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 78% over five years.
School District Name Central Berkshire School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,845 1,435
Central Berkshire School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 81% 86%
Central Berkshire School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $25 MM
Central Berkshire School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $38 MM $24 MM
Central Berkshire School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,796 $17,400
Central Berkshire School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,518 $16,788
Central Berkshire School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pittsfield High School (5.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Nessacus Regional Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Craneville Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dalton Nessacus Regional Middle School
    35 Fox Rd
    Dalton , MA , 01226
    (413)684-0780
    0.3  mi  |  441  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Dalton Craneville Elementary School
    71 Park Ave
    Dalton , MA , 01226
    (413)684-0209
    1.9  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hinsdale Kittredge Elementary School
    80 Maple St
    Hinsdale , MA , 01235
    (413)655-2525
    2.5  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pittsfield Allendale Elementary School
    180 Connecticut Ave
    Pittsfield , MA , 01201
    (413)448-9650
    4.2  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Pittsfield Williams Elementary School
    50 Bushey Rd
    Pittsfield , MA , 01201
    (413)448-9680
    4.5  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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