Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy

  • Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy serves 1,436 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 87% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy 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 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

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Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy's student population of 1,436 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 132 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers132 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy 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 Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy is 0.50, 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#429 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
67%
20%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
11%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.59
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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