Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School

Tel: (413)283-9701
  • Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School serves 621 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School operates within the Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 621 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students621 students
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradePathfinder Vocational Technical High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Hispanic
5%
18%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
n/a
9%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Black Students (1992-2009)
White
91%
64%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPathfinder Vocational Technical High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.170.55
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
39%
36%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
4%
Pathfinder Vocational Technical High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District's student population of 621 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,763 is higher than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $22,322 is higher than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NamePathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed6211,368
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Raten/a85%
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District Graduation Rate (1992-2001)
District Total Revenue$14 MM$29 MM
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$15 MM$28 MM
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$21,763$20,216
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$22,322$19,181
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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