Pittsfield High School

  • Pittsfield High School serves 861 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pittsfield High School's student population of 861 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students861 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pittsfield High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pittsfield High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#411 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
11%
9%
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White
71%
61%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.470.58
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Graduation Rate
81%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePittsfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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 | 417 students
    0.7 miles
    100 Burbank Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413)448-9690
    0.7 PK-5 417
  • Pittsfield Theodore Herberg Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 629 students
    1.0 miles
    501 Pomeroy Avenue
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413)448-9640
    1.0 6-8 629
  • Pittsfield Crosby
    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
    1.2 miles
    517 West Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413)448-9670
    1.2 PK-5 439
  • Pittsfield Egremont
    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
    1.2 miles
    84 Egremont Avenue
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413)448-9655
    1.2 K-5 469
  • 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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