4/10
Pittsfield High School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Massachusetts. Students here are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More have below average college readiness measures, this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform below average on state tests. Large disparities in absenteeism rates exist at this school, which is concerning.

ACADEMICS

7/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A promising sign

Students at this school are making more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Strong progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a better job at supporting their academic growth than most other schools.


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One key way the best schools help all students learn is by giving them voice and choice.

4/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like,... More and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
English
58%
State avg: 61%
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Math
43%
State avg: 59%
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Science
14%
State avg: 30%
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Equity

2/10

Equity overview

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip

Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

Student outcomes by percentile

100%
State Avg.
0%
15%
42%
College Readiness
13%
38%
Test Scores
  Low-income and underserved
minority students
  All other students
in the school

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
70%
Hispanic
13%
Black
11%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
2%
Native American
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
226 :1
State avg: 305 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
86%
State avg: 87%
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Neighborhood

300 East Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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