Pittsfield High School

  • Pittsfield High School serves 852 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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.
  • Pittsfield High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Pittsfield High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Pittsfield High School's student population of 852 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students852 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pittsfield High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Pittsfield High School is 0.48, 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#247 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
20%
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Black
11%
9%
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White
70%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.480.59
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Graduation Rate
80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pittsfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsfield Morningside Community School
    Grades: PK-5 | 387 students
    0.7 miles
    100 Burbank Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 448-9690
    0.7 PK-5 387
  • Pittsfield Theodore Herberg Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 643 students
    1.0 miles
    501 Pomeroy Avenue
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 448-9640
    1.0 6-8 643
  • Pittsfield Crosby
    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
    1.2 miles
    517 West Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 448-9670
    1.2 PK-5 446
  • Pittsfield Egremont
    Grades: K-5 | 423 students
    1.2 miles
    84 Egremont Avenue
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 448-9655
    1.2 K-5 423
  • Pittsfield Silvio O Conte Community
    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
    1.2 miles
    200 West Union Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 448-9660
    1.2 PK-5 362

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