Putnam Vocational Technical High School

1300 State St,

Springfield, MA, 01109-2553

Tel: (413)787-7424
Grades: 9-12

1,384 students

Putnam Vocational Technical High School serves 1,384 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 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 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 1384 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 146 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,384 students
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 146 teachers
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Putnam Vocational Technical High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.79. 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 (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
60%
16%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
23%
9%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Black (1988-2012)
White
12%
66%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Putnam Vocational Technical High School Sch Ethnicity Putnam Vocational Technical 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.
0.58 0.79
Putnam Vocational Technical 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.
74%
30%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
7%
5%
Putnam Vocational Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,185 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 53% has decreased from 88% over five years.
School District Name Springfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
3
Number of Students Managed 25,185 1,339
Springfield School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 53% 86%
Springfield School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $447 MM n/a
Springfield School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $469 MM n/a
Springfield School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,634 $0
Springfield School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,511 $0
Springfield 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 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 Students Grades
  • Springfield High School/science-tech
    1250 State St
    Springfield , MA , 01109
    (413)750-2000
    0.1  mi  |  1442  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Springfield Stem Middle Academy
    60 Alton St
    Springfield , MA , 01109
    (413)787-6750
    0.1  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Springfield Margaret C Ells Elementary School
    319 Cortland St
    Springfield , MA , 01109
    (413)787-7345
    0.5  mi  |  216  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Springfield Homer Street Elementary School
    43 Homer St
    Springfield , MA , 01109
    (413)787-7526
    0.6  mi  |  418  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springfield Hiram L Dorman Elementary School
    20 Lydia St
    Springfield , MA , 01109
    (413)787-7554
    0.8  mi  |  278  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Springfield, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.34, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Springfield is Saratoga Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.