Crosby

517 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Crosby serves 280 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Crosby placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Crosby's student population of 280 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Crosby is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Crosby is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1593 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
34%
23%
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Black
10%
10%
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White
42%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Crosby's ranking?
Crosby is ranked #1593 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Crosby often compared to?
Crosbyis often viewed alongside schools like Egremont by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Crosby?
280 students attend Crosby.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Crosby students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Crosby?
Crosby has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Crosby offer ?
Crosby offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Crosby part of?
Crosby is part of Pittsfield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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