Pathfinder Vocational Technical

  • Pathfinder Vocational Technical serves 614 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pathfinder Vocational Technical placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Pathfinder Vocational Technical places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Pathfinder Vocational Technical's student population of 614 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students614 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pathfinder Vocational Technical is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Pathfinder Vocational Technical is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#351 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
90%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.59
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Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Pathfinder Vocational Technical is Palmer High School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Old Mill Pond (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palmer Old Mill Pond
    Grades: PK-5 | 687 students
    0.3 miles
    4107 Main Street
    Palmer, MA 01069
    (413) 283-4300
    0.3 PK-5 687
  • Palmer Palmer High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 713 students
    0.5 miles
    4105 Main Street
    Palmer, MA 01069
    (413) 283-6511
    0.5 6-12 713
  • Westborough West Area Special Education School

    1.7 miles
    167 - 169 Lyman Street, C/o Ha
    Westborough, MA 01581
    (781) 338-3305
    1.7 n/a n/a
  • Monson Monson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 258 students
    5.4 miles
    55 Margaret Street
    Monson, MA 01057
    (413) 267-4589
    5.4 9-12 258
  • Monson Quarry Hill Community School
    Grades: PK-4 | 393 students
    5.4 miles
    43 Margaret Street
    Monson, MA 01057
    (413) 267-4160
    5.4 PK-4 393

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