Central Berkshire School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,603 students in Central Berkshire School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Central Berkshire School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Central Berkshire School District are Wahconah Regional High School, Becket Washington School and Craneville. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Central Berkshire School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Central Berkshire School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Central Berkshire School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,849 Schools
# Students
1,603 Students
951,520 Students
# Teachers
125 Teachers
72,945 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Central Berkshire School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 401 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#298 out of 404 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Central Berkshire  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Berkshire  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Berkshire  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Central Berkshire  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.17
0.59
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,098 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
20 Students
65,433 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
52 Students
190,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
20%
# Black Students
11 Students
86,216 Students
% Black Students
1%
9%
# White Students
1,463 Students
571,635 Students
% White Students
91%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
812 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
54 Students
34,518 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
49
30,411
# Students in K Grade:
100
65,579
# Students in 1st Grade:
113
67,670
# Students in 2nd Grade:
94
68,165
# Students in 3rd Grade:
103
69,969
# Students in 4th Grade:
105
72,086
# Students in 5th Grade:
123
72,285
# Students in 6th Grade:
130
70,804
# Students in 7th Grade:
115
70,469
# Students in 8th Grade:
136
71,492
# Students in 9th Grade:
141
76,601
# Students in 10th Grade:
129
73,016
# Students in 11th Grade:
147
71,748
# Students in 12th Grade:
117
70,028
# Ungraded Students:
1
1,197

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,253 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,547 is less than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$33 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Central Berkshire  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$30 MM
$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Central Berkshire  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,253
$20,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Central Berkshire  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,547
$18,839
This chart display average spending per public school student in Central Berkshire  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Central Berkshire School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wahconah Regional High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
150 Windsor Rd
Dalton, MA 01226
(413) 684-1330
Grades: 9-12
| 535 students
Rank: #22.
Becket Washington School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12 Maple Street
Becket, MA 01223
(413) 623-8757
Grades: PK-5
| 125 students
Rank: #33.
Craneville
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
71 Park Avenue
Dalton, MA 01226
(413) 684-0209
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #44.
Kittredge
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
80 Maple Street
Hinsdale, MA 01235
(413) 655-2525
Grades: PK-5
| 150 students
Rank: #55.
Nessacus Regional Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Fox Road
Dalton, MA 01226
(413) 684-0780
Grades: 6-8
| 381 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,603 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17

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