Theodore Herberg Middle School

501 Pomeroy Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Theodore Herberg Middle School serves 643 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Theodore Herberg Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Theodore Herberg Middle School's student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Theodore Herberg Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Theodore Herberg Middle School 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
#1511 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
11%
9%
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White
69%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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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

The nearest high school to Theodore Herberg Middle School is Pittsfield High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John T Reid Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Egremont (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pittsfield Egremont
    Grades: K-5 | 423 students
    0.8 miles
    84 Egremont Avenue
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 448-9655
    0.8 K-5 423
  • Pittsfield Pittsfield High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 852 students
    1.0 miles
    300 East Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 499-9535
    1.0 9-12 852
  • Pittsfield Morningside Community School
    Grades: PK-5 | 387 students
    1.6 miles
    100 Burbank Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 448-9690
    1.6 PK-5 387
  • Pittsfield Williams
    Grades: K-5 | 319 students
    1.7 miles
    50 Bushey Road
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 448-9680
    1.7 K-5 319
  • Pittsfield Crosby
    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
    1.9 miles
    517 West Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 448-9670
    1.9 PK-5 446

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