Taconic High School

  • Taconic High School serves 774 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Taconic High School operates within the Pittsfield School District.
  • Pittsfield School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 774 students has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 774 students
Taconic High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Taconic High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Taconic High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Taconic High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 14:1
Taconic High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Taconic High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
7%
18%
Taconic High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
10%
9%
Taconic High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
78%
64%
Taconic High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Taconic High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Taconic High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Taconic High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA 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.
0.38 0.34
Taconic High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
48%
36%
Taconic High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
10%
4%
Taconic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pittsfield School District's student population of 5,744 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,146 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,626 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pittsfield School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
3
Number of Students Managed 5,744 1,368
Pittsfield School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Pittsfield School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $101 MM $25 MM
Pittsfield School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $98 MM $25 MM
Pittsfield School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,146 $18,534
Pittsfield School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,626 $18,197
Pittsfield School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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