Southern Berkshire School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 630 students in Southern Berkshire School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Massachusetts.
Public Elementary Schools in Southern Berkshire School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 49%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 53% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Southern Berkshire School District are New Marlborough Central, Mt Everett Regional and Undermountain. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Southern Berkshire School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,383 Schools
# Students
630 Students
602,952 Students
# Teachers
72 Teachers
49,137 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Southern Berkshire School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 339 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 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#287 out of 404 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Southern Berkshire  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southern 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)
51%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern 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
≥90%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Southern 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
0.28
0.64
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,279 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
44,433 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# Hispanic Students
58 Students
141,827 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
24%
# Black Students
7 Students
60,520 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# White Students
530 Students
327,542 Students
% White Students
84%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
514 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
30 Students
26,660 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
38
14,144
# Students in K Grade:
48
54,925
# Students in 1st Grade:
47
63,797
# Students in 2nd Grade:
44
65,329
# Students in 3rd Grade:
34
65,809
# Students in 4th Grade:
50
67,009
# Students in 5th Grade:
44
67,520
# Students in 6th Grade:
43
69,383
# Students in 7th Grade:
35
59,975
# Students in 8th Grade:
57
56,635
# Students in 9th Grade:
35
5,150
# Students in 10th Grade:
54
4,791
# Students in 11th Grade:
50
4,335
# Students in 12th Grade:
51
4,006
# Ungraded Students:
-
144

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $31,679 is higher than the state median of $22,177. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $29,236 is higher than the state median of $20,474. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$20 MM
$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Southern Berkshire  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$19 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total spending of Southern Berkshire  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$31,679
$22,177
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Southern Berkshire  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$29,236
$20,474
This chart display average spending per public school student in Southern Berkshire  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Southern Berkshire School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
New Marlborough Central
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
491 Berkshire School Road
Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-8754
Grades: PK-4
| 73 students
Rank: #22.
Mt Everett Regional
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
491 Berkshire School Road
Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-8734
Grades: 6-12
| 325 students
Rank: #33.
Undermountain
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
491 Berkshire School Road
Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-8754
Grades: PK-5
| 232 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Southern Berkshire
  • 491 Berkshire School Rd, Sheffield, MA, 01257
  • (413) 229-8778
  • sbrsd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 630 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28

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