Taconic High School

Taconic High School serves 854 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Taconic High School operates within the Pittsfield School District.
Pittsfield School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 854 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 854 students
Taconic High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Taconic High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Taconic High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Taconic High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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
Taconic High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Taconic High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
6%
17%
Taconic High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
9%
9%
Taconic High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
80%
65%
Taconic High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Taconic 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.
0.35 0.33
Taconic High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
38%
34%
Taconic 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.
10%
5%
Taconic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Pittsfield School District's student population of 5,879 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 73% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,443 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,035 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pittsfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 5,879 1,326
Pittsfield School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Pittsfield School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $29 MM
Pittsfield School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $91 MM $28 MM
Pittsfield School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $15,443 $20,216
Pittsfield School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $15,035 $19,181
Pittsfield School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Pittsfield High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John T Reid Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Silvio O Conte Community Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PittsfieldSilvio O Conte Community Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    0.5 miles
    200 West Union St
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9660
    0.5PK-5347
  • PittsfieldCrosby Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
    0.7 miles
    517 West St
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9670
    0.7PK-5401
  • PittsfieldRobert T. Capeless Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 239 students
    1.5 miles
    86 Brooks Ave
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9665
    1.5PK-5239
  • PittsfieldJohn T Reid Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 529 students
    1.6 miles
    950 North St
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9620
    1.66-8529
  • PittsfieldMorningside Community School
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    1.6 miles
    100 Burbank St
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)448-9690
    1.6PK-5517

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