Berkshire Trail Elementary School (Closed 2016)

2 Main Street
Cummington, MA 01026
Serving 65 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Berkshire Trail Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60-79% (which was approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 61%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-59% (which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment was 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
65 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (MA)
(14-15)
60-79%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
(14-15)
40-59%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
97%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Berkshire Trail Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Berkshire Trail Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 61% MA state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% MA state average).
How many students attend Berkshire Trail Elementary School?
65 students attend Berkshire Trail Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Berkshire Trail Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Berkshire Trail Elementary School?
Berkshire Trail Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Berkshire Trail Elementary School offer ?
Berkshire Trail Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Berkshire Trail Elementary School part of?
Berkshire Trail Elementary School is part of Central Berkshire School District.

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