Central Berkshire School District

254 Hinsdale Road
Dalton, MA 01227
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,516 students in Central Berkshire School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, 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 32% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
1,516 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
118 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Central Berkshire School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 395 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
#247 out of 395 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Central Berkshire  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
32%
37%
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 2020-21 school year data.
47%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Central Berkshire  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.20
0.63
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
74 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
23%
# Black Students
8 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
n/a
10%
# White Students
1,351 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
89%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
72 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
57
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
107
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
85
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
113
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
94
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
109
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
116
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
100
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
110
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
112
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
135
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
141
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
121
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
116
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $34,790 is higher than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 40% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $32,423 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 41% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$53 MM
$21,850 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$49 MM
$22,544 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$34,790
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Central Berkshire  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$32,423
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Central Berkshire  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Central Berkshire School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wahconah Regional High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 Windsor Rd
Dalton, MA 01226
(413) 684-1330
Grades: 9-12
| 513 students
Rank: #22.
Becket Washington School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12 Maple Street
Becket, MA 01223
(413) 623-8757
Grades: PK-5
| 104 students
Rank: #33.
Craneville
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
71 Park Avenue
Dalton, MA 01226
(413) 684-0209
Grades: K-5
| 424 students
Rank: #44.
Kittredge
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
80 Maple Street
Hinsdale, MA 01235
(413) 655-2525
Grades: PK-5
| 153 students
Rank: #55.
Nessacus Regional Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Fox Road
Dalton, MA 01226
(413) 684-0780
Grades: 6-8
| 322 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Central Berkshire School District?
Central Berkshire School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,516 students.
What is the rank of Central Berkshire School District?
Central Berkshire School District is ranked #243 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Massachusetts school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Central Berkshire School District?
89% of Central Berkshire School District students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Central Berkshire School District?
Central Berkshire School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Central Berkshire School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $32,423 is higher than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 41% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,516 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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