Berkshire Junior-senior High School

  • Berkshire Junior-senior High School serves 63 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is equal to the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Berkshire Junior-senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Berkshire Junior-senior High School's student population of 63 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students63 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berkshire Junior-senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berkshire Junior-senior High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2143 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
61%
17%
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White
22%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.39
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Graduation Rate<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
48%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkshire Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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