Northampton School District

212 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,618 students in Northampton School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Northampton School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,847 Schools
# Students
2,618 Students
911,529 Students
# Teachers
232 Teachers
76,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Northampton School District, which is ranked within the top 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 94% has increased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#193 out of 395 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Northampton  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
36%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northampton  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.
53%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northampton  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.
94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Northampton  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.49
0.63
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,055 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
84 Students
65,787 Students
% Asian Students
4%
7%
# Hispanic Students
437 Students
210,601 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
23%
# Black Students
76 Students
84,956 Students
% Black Students
3%
10%
# White Students
1,811 Students
507,258 Students
% White Students
69%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
184 Students
39,090 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
87
27,714
# Students in K Grade:
145
62,374
# Students in 1st Grade:
151
62,602
# Students in 2nd Grade:
183
64,073
# Students in 3rd Grade:
182
65,481
# Students in 4th Grade:
186
65,789
# Students in 5th Grade:
197
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
148
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
221
69,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
210
71,463
# Students in 9th Grade:
234
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
201
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
245
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
220
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
8
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,874 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,971. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,220 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$55 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Northampton  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
$56 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Northampton  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
$20,874
$23,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Northampton  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
$21,220
$24,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Northampton  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 Northampton School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northampton High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
380 Elm Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 587-1346
Grades: 9-12
| 908 students
Rank: #22.
Leeds
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
20 Florence Street
Leeds, MA 01053
(413) 587-1531
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #33.
Jackson Street
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
120 Jackson Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 587-1510
Grades: K-5
| 305 students
Rank: #44.
R. K. Finn Ryan Road
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
498 Ryan Road
Florence, MA 01062
(413) 587-1550
Grades: K-5
| 245 students
Rank: #55.
Bridge Street
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Parsons Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 587-1460
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #66.
John F Kennedy Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Bridge Rd
Florence, MA 01062
(413) 587-1489
Grades: 6-8
| 579 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Northampton School District?
Northampton School District manages 6 public schools serving 2,618 students.
What is the rank of Northampton School District?
Northampton School District is ranked #197 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Northampton School District?
69% of Northampton School District students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Northampton School District?
Northampton School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Northampton School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $21,220 is less than the state median of $24,732. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,618 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : 94% (Top 50% in MA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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