Pittsfield School District

269 First Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 4,953 students in Pittsfield School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Pittsfield School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 41% 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
15 Schools
1,844 Schools
# Students
4,953 Students
910,733 Students
# Teachers
493 Teachers
76,144 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Pittsfield 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 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MA)
#340 out of 397 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pittsfield  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
23%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pittsfield  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 2021-22 school year data.
30%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pittsfield  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 2021-22 school year data.
29%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Pittsfield  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
84%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pittsfield  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.60
0.63
# American Indian Students
16 Students
2,053 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
58 Students
65,776 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
856 Students
210,503 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
23%
# Black Students
576 Students
84,948 Students
% Black Students
12%
10%
# White Students
2,928 Students
506,615 Students
% White Students
59%
56%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
788 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
510 Students
39,058 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
118
27,674
# Students in K Grade:
360
62,299
# Students in 1st Grade:
347
62,529
# Students in 2nd Grade:
356
63,977
# Students in 3rd Grade:
377
65,377
# Students in 4th Grade:
430
65,710
# Students in 5th Grade:
373
66,972
# Students in 6th Grade:
293
67,110
# Students in 7th Grade:
368
68,855
# Students in 8th Grade:
339
71,317
# Students in 9th Grade:
438
75,727
# Students in 10th Grade:
398
71,088
# Students in 11th Grade:
377
69,758
# Students in 12th Grade:
372
70,661
# Ungraded Students:
7
1,679

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,796 in this school district is less than the state median of $23,991. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,625 is less than the state median of $24,753. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$118 MM
$21,850 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pittsfield  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
$117 MM
$22,544 MM
This chart display total spending of Pittsfield  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
$23,796
$23,991
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pittsfield  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
$23,625
$24,753
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pittsfield  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 Pittsfield School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Williams
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
50 Bushey Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9680
Grades: PK-5
| 260 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Crosby Educational Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
517 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 447-8994
Grades: 2-5
| 21 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Eagle Education Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
53 Eagle Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-9724
Grades: 6-12
| 24 students
Rank: #44.
Pittsfield High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 East Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-9535
Grades: 9-12
| 672 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Robert T. Capeless Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
86 Brooks Avenue
Reading, MA 01867
(413) 448-9665
Grades: PK-5
| 159 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Stearns
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
75 Lebanon Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-9554
Grades: PK-5
| 228 students
Rank: #77.
Allendale
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
180 Connecticut Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9650
Grades: PK-5
| 249 students
Rank: #88.
Egremont
(Math: 33% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
84 Egremont Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9655
Grades: PK-5
| 425 students
Rank: #99.
Theodore Herberg Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Pomeroy Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9640
Grades: 6-8
| 474 students
Rank: #1010.
Taconic High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
96 Valentine Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9600
Grades: 9-12
| 832 students
Rank: #1111.
Morningside Community School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Burbank Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9690
Grades: PK-5
| 338 students
Rank: #1212.
Crosby
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
517 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9670
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #1313.
John T Reid Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
950 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9620
Grades: 6-8
| 458 students
Rank: #1414.
Silvio O Conte Community
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 West Union Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 448-9660
Grades: PK-5
| 327 students
Rank: #1515.
Pittsfield Public Virtual Academy
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Po Box 1187, Ppva
Pittsfield, MA 01202
(413) 499-9558
Grades: K-12
| 206 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pittsfield School District?
Pittsfield School District manages 15 public schools serving 4,953 students.
What is the rank of Pittsfield School District?
Pittsfield School District is ranked #330 out of 395 school districts in Massachusetts (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Massachusetts school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%), Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pittsfield School District?
59% of Pittsfield School District students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pittsfield School District?
Pittsfield School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What is Pittsfield School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $23,625 is less than the state median of $24,753. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,953 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : 84% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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