Putnam Vocational Technical High School

Grades: 9-12

1,284 students

Putnam Vocational Technical High School serves 1,284 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Putnam Vocational Technical High School operates within the Springfield School District.
The school district's 53% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1284 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 139 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,284 students
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 139 teachers
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Putnam Vocational Technical High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 9:1 14:1
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
64%
17%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
21%
9%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
13%
66%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.53 0.33
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
80%
32%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,459 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 53% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,634 is higher than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,511 is higher than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Springfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
3
Number of Students Managed 26,459 1,400
Springfield School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 53% 86%
Springfield School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $447 MM $25 MM
Springfield School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $469 MM $24 MM
Springfield School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,634 $17,400
Springfield School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,511 $16,788
Springfield School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringfieldHigh School/science-tech
    1250 State St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)750-2000
    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1401 students                      
  • SpringfieldStem Middle Academy
    60 Alton St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-6750
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 282 students                      
  • SpringfieldMargaret C Ells Elementary School
    319 Cortland St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-7345
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 239 students                      
  • SpringfieldHomer Street Elementary School
    43 Homer St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-7526
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 403 students                      
  • SpringfieldHiram L Dorman Elementary School
    20 Lydia St
    SpringfieldMA 01109
    (413)787-7554
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 286 students                      

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