Best Public Schools in Zip Code 01060


Summary:

The 01060 zip code area of Northampton, Massachusetts is home to 4 schools, including 2 high schools and 2 elementary schools. The schools in this area show a range of academic performance, with Northampton High School standing out as the highest-performing school in the data set, while Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School underperforms the state averages on standardized tests.

Northampton High School is ranked 54th out of 347 Massachusetts high schools and has a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. The school significantly outperforms the state average on MCAS tests, with 77.23% of 10th-grade students proficient or better in ELA, 67.86% in Math, and 74.07% in Science. Additionally, the school has a relatively diverse student population, with 70.54% White, 14.06% Hispanic, and 7.42% two or more races.

In contrast, Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School has a less diverse student population, with 82.16% White and 13.25% Hispanic, and underperforms the state averages on MCAS tests, with only 30.87% of 10th-grade students proficient or better in ELA and 36.73% in Math. Despite having the highest spending per student at $23,303, the school's academic performance suggests that higher spending does not necessarily translate to better outcomes. The two elementary schools, Jackson Street and Bridge Street, also show a significant gap in performance, with Jackson Street outperforming the district and state averages on MCAS tests.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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