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Dropout Rates in Massachusetts
Public Schools: 1994

Unadjusted Annual Dropout Rates by School and District

DistrictSchool1991 Rate (%)1992 Rate (%)1993 Rate (%)1994 Rate (%)1994 Dropouts (#)1994 Enrollment
AbingtonAbington High1.
AgawamAgawam High2.,096
AmesburyAmesbury High3.
AndoverAndover High0.,252
ArlingtonArlington High0.
AshlandAshland High0.
AttleboroAttleboro High6.,118
 Attleboro Voc Tech10.910.210.311.440350
AuburnAuburn Sr High1.
AvonAvon Middle/High0.
AyerAyer Sr High3.7    0
 Ayer Jr/Sr High
BarnstableBarnstable High4.,518
BedfordBedford High0.
BelchertownBelchertown High1.
 Bellingham Alt33.323.522.730.8826
BelmontBelmont High1.
BeverlyBeverly High2.,231
BillericaBillerica Memorial1.,435
BostonWilliam McKinley31.413.826.924.545184
 Brighton High16.,342
 Charlestown High13.811.411.09.11171,289
 Dorchester High21.314.418.015.01851,237
 Jeremiah E Burke13.
 East Boston High12.89.88.511.41461,285
 The English High17.614.510.313.21781,349
 Madison Park High11.015.411.712.52071,660
 Boston Latin Acad1.
 Hyde Park High11.,172
 Boston Latin0.,521
 South Boston High17.315.714.110.31061,030
 West Roxbury Sch2.,366
 Boston Tech High1.
 Boston High16.314.411.97.2811,129
 Snowden Int'L High2.
 Horace Mann3.
BourneBourne High1.
BraintreeBraintree High1.,179
BrocktonLincoln Altern Sch13.333.343.250.02040
 Brockton High8.,936
BrooklineBrookline High0.,652
BurlingtonBurlington High0.
CambridgeCambridge Rindge &,018
CantonCanton High0.
CarverCarver High   4.524534
ChathamChatham High0.
ChelmsfordChelmsford High1.,480
ChelseaChelsea High13.38.511.314.7117798
ChicopeeChicopee High7.
ClintonClinton Sr High3.
CohassetCohasset Jr/Sr0.
DanversDanvers High0.
 Danvers Altern23.819.215.430.0620
DartmouthDartmouth High1.,110
DedhamDedham High1.
DouglasDouglas Memorial2.
DracutDracut Sr High3.
DuxburyDuxbury High0.
East BridgewaterEast Bridgewater2.
EasthamptonEasthampton High2.
East LongmeadowEast Longmeadow1.
EastonEaston Jr High0.
 Oliver Ames High0.
EverettEverett High3.,188
FairhavenFairhaven High5.
Fall RiverB M C Durfee High9.910.710.08.02202,733
FalmouthFalmouth High5.,430
FitchburgFitchburg High6.
FoxboroughFoxborough High1.
FraminghamFramingham North2.0    0
 Framingham South3.5    0
 Framingham High,698
FranklinFranklin High2.
GardnerGardner High4.
GeorgetownGeorgetown Jr/Sr0.
GloucesterGloucester High4.
 Gloucester Alt 38.540.012.5324
GraftonGrafton Memorial3.
GranbyGranby Jr/Sr High4.
GreenfieldGreenfield Sr High4.
HadleyHopkins Academy0.
HanoverHanover High0.
HarwichHarwich High1.
HatfieldSmith Academy0.
HaverhillHaverhill High5.,392
HinghamHingham High0.
HolbrookHolbrook Jr/Sr3.
HollistonHolliston High0.
HolyokeHolyoke High14.39.212.615.61731,106
 Wm J Dean Voc Tech5.
HopedaleHopedale Jr/Sr0.
HopkintonHopkinton Jr/Sr0.
HudsonHudson High3.
HullHull Jr/Sr High2.
IpswichIpswich High1.
LawrenceLawrence High14.319.915.716.63141,887
LeeLee High0.
LeicesterLeicester High3.
LenoxLenox Memorial1.
LeominsterLeominster Sr High4.,049
 Leominster High6.
LexingtonLexington High0.,396
LittletonLittleton Jr/Sr0.
LongmeadowLongmeadow High0.
LowellLowell High5.,418
LudlowLudlow Sr High0.
LunenburgLunenburg High2.
LynnClassical High6.
 Lynn English High10.311.411.014.81891,278
 O'Keefe Altern23.723.36.529.6827
 Lynn Voc Tech Inst4.
LynnfieldLynnfield High1.
MaldenMalden High6.,196
ManchesterManchester Jr/Sr0.
MansfieldMansfield High1.
MarbleheadMarblehead High0.
MarlboroughMarlborough High2.
MarshfieldMarshfield High1.,007
MaynardMaynard High2.
MedfieldMedfield Sr High0.
MedfordMedford High2.,120
 Medford Voc Tech2.
MedwayMedway High0.
MelroseMelrose High0.
MethuenMethuen High5.,465
MiddleboroughMiddleborough High1.
MilfordMilford High2.,029
MillburyMillbury Memorial2.
MillisMillis High0.
MiltonMilton High0.
MonsonMonson Jr/Sr High1.
NantucketNantucket High0.
NatickNatick High1.
 East School0.
NeedhamNeedham High0.
New BedfordNew Bedford High9.,259
 New Bedford Alt 37.544.032.61443
NewburyportNewburyport High2.
NewtonNewton North High1.,729
North AdamsDrury High6.
NorthamptonNorthampton High3.
North AndoverNorth Andover High2.
NorthNorth Attleboro2.
NorthbridgeNorthbridge Jr-Sr6.
North BrookfieldNorth Brookfield3.
North ReadingNorth Reading High1.
NortonNorton High4.
NorwellNorwell High0.
NorwoodNorwood High1.
OxfordOxford High0.
PalmerPalmer High0.
PeabodyVeterans Memorial3.,569
 Peabody Altern27.337.536.850.0918
 Peabody Vocational7.46.77.7  0
PittsfieldPittsfield High3.
 Taconic High3.
PlymouthPlymouth North   5.353998
 Plymouth South   3.830797
 Plymouth South   3.013434
 Total   4.3962,229
ProvincetownProvincetown High4.
QuincyQuincy High8.,160
 North Quincy High2.,169
RandolphRandolph Jr/Sr2.
ReadingReading Memorial1.
RevereRevere High6.
RocklandRockland Sr High2.
RockportRockport Sr High0.5    0
 Rockport Middle
SalemSalem High6.,080
SandwichSandwich High2.
SaugusSaugus High0.
ScituateScituate High0.
SeekonkSeekonk High2.
SharonSharon High0.
ShrewsburyShrewsbury Sr High2.
SomersetSomerset High2.
SomervilleNext Wave Jr High0.00.0 50.012
 Somerville High4.,883
 Full Circle High27.835.931.760.73456
SouthbridgeSouthbridge High10.64.911.311.862526
South HadleySouth Hadley High1.
SpringfieldBridge Academy Jr55.074.561.940.442104
 High School of12.79.318.416.72371,416
 Putnam Voc Tech15.97.917.123.23651,571
StonehamStoneham High1.
StoughtonStoughton High2.,066
SuttonSutton High2.
SwampscottSwampscott High0.
SwanseaJoseph Case High4.
TauntonTaunton High5.,423
TewksburyTewksbury Memorial1.
TyngsboroughTyngsborough Jr/Sr0.
UxbridgeUxbridge High1.
WakefieldWakefield Memorial2.
WalpoleWalpole High0.
WalthamWaltham Sr High2.,387
 Waltham Vocational9.113.510.720.021105
WareWare High5.
WarehamWareham Sr High1.
WatertownWatertown High1.
WaylandWayland High0.
WebsterBartlett Jr/Sr2.
WellesleyWellesley Sr High0.
WestboroughWestborough High0.
West BoylstonWest Boylston1.
West BridgewaterWest Bridgewater0.
WestfieldWestfield High5.,372
 Westfield Voc High6.
WestfordWestford Academy0.
WestonWeston High0.
WestportWestport High2.
West SpringfieldWest Springfield4.,019
WestwoodWestwood High0.
WeymouthWeymouth Jr High
 Weymouth High/Voc3.,291
WilmingtonWilmington High0.
WinchendonMurdock High5.
WinchesterWinchester High0.
WinthropWinthrop Sr High0.
WoburnWoburn High1.61.5 1.5181,205
WorcesterBurncoat Senior6.
 Doherty Memorial6.,236
 North High13.
 South High10.87.211.812.51441,150
Northampton-SmithSmith Voc & Agr2.
Worcester TradeWorcester Voc High0.
Adams-CheshireHoosac Valley High2.
Amherst-PelhamAmherst Reg Jr0.
 Amherst Reg High3.
Ashburnham-WestmiOakmont Reg High1.
Athol-RoyalstonAthol High5.
Berkshire HillsMonument Mt Reg4.
Berlin-BoylstonTahanto Reg High1.
Central BerkshireWahconah Reg High2.
Dover-SherbornDover-Sherborn Reg0.
Dudley-CharltonShepherd Hill Reg3.
NausetNauset Reg High3.
Freetown-LakevillApponequet Reg2.
FrontierFrontier Reg0.
GatewayGateway Reg High4.
Gill-MontagueTurners Fall High5.
Hampden-WilbrahamMinnechaug Reg0.
HampshireHampshire Reg High1.
King PhilipKing Philip Reg1.
Marthas VineyardMarthas Vineyard3.
MasconometMasconomet Reg0.
Mendon-UptonNipmuc Reg High0.
Mount GreylockMt Greylock Reg0.
Mohawk TrailMohawk Trail Reg4.
NarragansettNarragansett Reg2.
NashobaNashoba Reg High1.
Northboro-SouthboAlgonquin Reg High0.
North MiddlesexNorth Middlesex1.,080
Old RochesterOld Rochester Reg0.
PentucketPentucket Reg Sr0.
Pioneer ValleyPioneer Valley Reg0.
Plymouth-CarverPlymouth-North4.45.44.2  0
 Carver High2.62.32.8  0
 Plymouth South0.85.72.9   0
 Plymouth South3.24.46.0  0
 Total2.84.73.9 00
QuabbinQuabbin Reg Jr/Sr3.
Ralph C MaharRalph C Mahar Reg4.
Silver LakeSilver Lake Reg Jr
 Silver Lake Reg3.,154
SouthernMt Everett Reg3.
Southwick-TollandSouthwick High2.
Spencer EDavid Prouty High2.
TantasquaTantasqua Reg Jr2.
 Tantasqua Reg Sr1.
 Tantasqua Reg Voc3.410.412.78.112148
TritonTriton Reg High2.
WachusettWachusett Reg High1.,412
Quaboag RegionalQuaboag Reg High1.
Whitman-HansonWhitman Hanson Reg1.
Assabet ValleyAssabet Valley Voc3.
Blackstone ValleyBlackstone Valley3.
Blue Hills VocBlue Hills Reg Voc2.
Cape Cod Reg VocCape Cod Reg Voc7.38.910.85.528505
Franklin CountyFranklin County9.
Greater FallDiman Reg Voc Tech1.,092
Greater LawrenceGr Lawrence Reg5.,472
Greater NewGr New Bedford Voc0.,695
Greater LowellGr Lowell Reg Voc3.,050
S Middlesex VocJoseph P Keefe4.
Minute Man VocMinute Man Voc0.
Montachusett VocMontachusett Voc5.
NorthernCharles McCann Voc1.
Nashoba ValleyNashoba Valley4.
Northeast MetroNortheast Metro1.,109
North Shore RegNorth Shore Reg17.
Old Colony VocOld Colony Reg Voc2.
Pathfinder VocPathfinder Voc5.
Shawsheen ValleyShawsheen Valley3.,047
Southeastern RegSoutheastern Reg2.,178
South Shore RegSo Shore Voc Tech2.
S WorcesterBay Path Reg Voc3.
Tri CountyTri County Reg Voc0.
Upper Cape CodUpper Cape Cod Voc2.
Whittier VocWhittier Reg Voc7.,006
Bristol CountyBristol County Agr6.
Essex Agr TechEssex Agr & Tech1.
Norfolk CountyNorfolk County Agr1.

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