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Information Services - Statistical Reports

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 High1.21.21.02.011549
AgawamAgawam High2.53.54.14.0441,096
AmesburyAmesbury High3.13.72.63.219597
AndoverAndover High0.51.11.11.9241,252
ArlingtonArlington High0.91.40.82.221939
AshlandAshland High0.00.30.00.00379
AttleboroAttleboro High6.65.57.18.91001,118
 Attleboro Voc Tech10.910.210.311.440350
 Total7.76.77.89.51401,468
AuburnAuburn Sr High1.20.70.91.710590
AvonAvon Middle/High0.80.00.01.94208
AyerAyer Sr High3.7    0
 Ayer Jr/Sr High 3.93.95.117336
 Total3.73.93.95.117336
BarnstableBarnstable High4.04.76.76.3961,518
BedfordBedford High0.90.71.11.59585
BelchertownBelchertown High1.61.73.22.913445
BellinghamBellingham0.00.41.31.58539
 Bellingham Alt33.323.522.730.8826
 Total0.51.02.12.816565
BelmontBelmont High1.20.70.71.08765
BeverlyBeverly High2.83.14.57.8961,231
BillericaBillerica Memorial1.92.21.12.2321,435
BostonWilliam McKinley31.413.826.924.545184
 Brighton High16.119.99.69.41261,342
 Charlestown High13.811.411.09.11171,289
 Dorchester High21.314.418.015.01851,237
 Jeremiah E Burke13.74.15.16.866975
 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 Acad1.10.70.30.33916
 Hyde Park High11.37.48.56.1711,172
 Boston Latin0.10.00.10.111,521
 South Boston High17.315.714.110.31061,030
 West Roxbury Sch2.11.65.23.6491,366
 Boston Tech High1.53.31.72.120962
 Boston High16.314.411.97.2811,129
 Snowden Int'L High2.72.04.75.428522
 Horace Mann3.33.83.40.0028
 Total10.79.68.58.01,42917,967
BourneBourne High1.01.41.82.514554
BraintreeBraintree High1.71.81.72.1251,179
BrocktonLincoln Altern Sch13.333.343.250.02040
 Brockton High8.48.29.29.42762,936
 Total8.48.59.69.92962,976
BrooklineBrookline High0.40.90.60.581,652
BurlingtonBurlington High0.50.30.61.312936
CambridgeCambridge Rindge & 2.54.14.33.4682,018
CantonCanton High0.51.01.21.812677
CarverCarver High   4.524534
ChathamChatham High0.61.81.93.15159
ChelmsfordChelmsford High1.31.20.91.5221,480
ChelseaChelsea High13.38.511.314.7117798
ChicopeeChicopee High7.17.16.17.468923
 Chicopee4.86.77.47.3941,282
 Total5.86.96.87.31622,205
ClintonClinton Sr High3.13.33.06.827399
CohassetCohasset Jr/Sr0.30.70.00.00285
DanversDanvers High0.90.51.12.016789
 Danvers Altern23.819.215.430.0620
 Total1.51.21.52.722809
DartmouthDartmouth High1.41.81.22.2241,110
DedhamDedham High1.81.51.23.522632
DouglasDouglas Memorial2.33.32.22.65189
DracutDracut Sr High3.42.03.42.017833
DuxburyDuxbury High0.40.30.70.86721
East BridgewaterEast Bridgewater2.00.32.11.59611
EasthamptonEasthampton High2.33.54.28.342509
East LongmeadowEast Longmeadow1.10.90.81.410697
EastonEaston Jr High0.00.00.01.02202
 Oliver Ames High0.50.80.80.85640
 Total0.30.60.60.87842
EverettEverett High3.46.15.74.6551,188
FairhavenFairhaven High5.35.14.76.740594
Fall RiverB M C Durfee High9.910.710.08.02202,733
FalmouthFalmouth High5.04.04.26.2891,430
FitchburgFitchburg High6.17.47.77.972908
FoxboroughFoxborough High1.52.41.43.723621
FraminghamFramingham North2.0    0
 Framingham South3.5    0
 Framingham High 3.84.64.2711,698
 Total2.73.84.64.2711,698
FranklinFranklin High2.31.31.51.916823
GardnerGardner High4.53.13.43.122706
GeorgetownGeorgetown Jr/Sr0.71.11.41.44289
GloucesterGloucester High4.13.75.34.341949
 Gloucester Alt 38.540.012.5324
 Total4.14.25.94.544973
GraftonGrafton Memorial3.92.02.73.114451
GranbyGranby Jr/Sr High4.12.80.42.36257
GreenfieldGreenfield Sr High4.06.88.78.149606
HadleyHopkins Academy0.00.00.01.52137
HanoverHanover High0.90.80.40.84500
HarvardBromfield0.40.40.00.41262
HarwichHarwich High1.61.00.92.69351
HatfieldSmith Academy0.92.02.90.00105
HaverhillHaverhill High5.14.24.63.2441,392
HinghamHingham High0.20.10.00.43819
HolbrookHolbrook Jr/Sr3.10.90.62.68313
HollistonHolliston High0.30.30.60.43747
HolyokeHolyoke High14.39.212.615.61731,106
 Wm J Dean Voc Tech5.66.96.66.247761
 Total11.58.410.311.82201,867
HopedaleHopedale Jr/Sr0.51.01.00.41227
HopkintonHopkinton Jr/Sr0.30.40.01.24331
HudsonHudson High3.52.22.32.815540
HullHull Jr/Sr High2.83.21.90.83375
IpswichIpswich High1.91.50.72.912417
LawrenceLawrence High14.319.915.716.63141,887
LeeLee High0.30.00.30.41285
LeicesterLeicester High3.32.43.23.915386
LenoxLenox Memorial1.30.90.40.41237
LeominsterLeominster Sr High4.13.85.44.7491,049
 Leominster High6.04.47.86.426409
 Total4.53.96.05.1751,458
LexingtonLexington High0.10.40.50.451,396
LittletonLittleton Jr/Sr0.80.90.52.98276
LongmeadowLongmeadow High0.00.70.50.11903
LowellLowell High5.45.94.24.1992,418
LudlowLudlow Sr High0.71.52.32.218837
LunenburgLunenburg High2.23.02.35.627483
LynnClassical High6.67.17.110.272708
 Lynn English High10.311.411.014.81891,278
 O'Keefe Altern23.723.36.529.6827
 Lynn Voc Tech Inst4.55.34.15.345845
 Total7.88.77.811.03142,858
LynnfieldLynnfield High1.01.00.81.04386
MaldenMalden High6.67.55.39.51141,196
ManchesterManchester Jr/Sr0.01.11.80.51214
MansfieldMansfield High1.33.32.42.115715
MarbleheadMarblehead High0.30.50.60.85654
MarlboroughMarlborough High2.85.42.74.940816
MarshfieldMarshfield High1.51.41.62.1211,007
MaynardMaynard High2.82.93.96.515230
MedfieldMedfield Sr High0.50.50.00.21489
MedfordMedford High2.32.31.42.4271,120
 Curtis-Tufts28.629.015.016.2637
 Medford Voc Tech2.64.41.62.77260
 Total3.03.31.82.8401,417
MedwayMedway High0.50.70.71.99463
MelroseMelrose High0.70.50.61.111967
MethuenMethuen High5.07.36.14.8701,465
MiddleboroughMiddleborough High1.62.72.84.536797
MilfordMilford High2.62.82.93.7381,029
MillburyMillbury Memorial2.83.45.52.610384
MillisMillis High0.00.02.81.23247
MiltonMilton High0.60.90.41.511721
MonsonMonson Jr/Sr High1.92.22.11.24323
NantucketNantucket High0.50.01.51.84219
NatickNatick High1.41.40.91.312899
 East School0.06.39.17.7113
 Total1.41.51.01.413912
NeedhamNeedham High0.00.40.20.33969
New BedfordNew Bedford High9.39.111.010.13303,259
 New Bedford Alt 37.544.032.61443
 Total9.39.511.510.43443,302
NewburyportNewburyport High2.24.54.64.023570
NewtonNewton North High1.01.10.61.4251,729
North AdamsDrury High6.55.25.75.328533
NorthamptonNorthampton High3.13.63.85.843745
North AndoverNorth Andover High2.02.31.31.613829
NorthNorth Attleboro2.62.03.13.329890
NorthbridgeNorthbridge Jr-Sr6.13.83.63.113421
North BrookfieldNorth Brookfield3.15.32.54.89187
North ReadingNorth Reading High1.00.61.30.63474
NortonNorton High4.31.94.35.628497
NorwellNorwell High0.00.00.50.52415
NorwoodNorwood High1.41.92.74.140970
OxfordOxford High0.81.20.61.68500
PalmerPalmer High0.81.31.62.09450
PeabodyVeterans Memorial3.14.83.45.5871,569
 Peabody Altern27.337.536.850.0918
 Peabody Vocational7.46.77.7  0
 Total3.75.34.16.0961,587
PittsfieldPittsfield High3.32.94.18.876864
 Taconic High3.51.88.16.032536
 Hibbard35.235.641.944.43272
 Pittsfield4.96.66.38.126322
 Total4.84.67.29.31661,794
PlymouthPlymouth North   5.353998
 Plymouth South   3.830797
 Plymouth South   3.013434
 Total   4.3962,229
ProvincetownProvincetown High4.00.84.13.95128
QuincyQuincy High8.12.02.41.5171,160
 North Quincy High2.13.12.23.3381,169
 Total5.22.62.32.4552,329
RandolphRandolph Jr/Sr2.82.83.75.853921
ReadingReading Memorial1.11.52.91.817951
RevereRevere High6.55.35.05.957971
RocklandRockland Sr High2.72.12.13.019641
RockportRockport Sr High0.5    0
 Rockport Middle 0.41.32.97239
 Total0.50.41.32.97239
SalemSalem High6.13.38.05.7621,080
SandwichSandwich High2.53.00.92.419795
SaugusSaugus High0.01.01.93.731828
ScituateScituate High0.91.00.90.74607
SeekonkSeekonk High2.30.92.01.58545
SharonSharon High0.30.70.41.18726
ShrewsburyShrewsbury Sr High2.51.42.94.137900
SomersetSomerset High2.42.11.43.029958
SomervilleNext Wave Jr High0.00.0 50.012
 Somerville High4.86.06.67.51421,883
 Full Circle High27.835.931.760.73456
 Total5.47.07.39.11771,941
SouthbridgeSouthbridge High10.64.911.311.862526
South HadleySouth Hadley High1.30.40.31.59596
SpringfieldBridge Academy Jr55.074.561.940.442104
 Springfield3.92.82.96.21632,624
 High School of12.79.318.416.72371,416
 Putnam Voc Tech15.97.917.123.23651,571
 Total11.07.112.114.18075,715
StonehamStoneham High1.20.90.90.86772
StoughtonStoughton High2.91.73.14.2451,066
SuttonSutton High2.01.21.11.44278
SwampscottSwampscott High0.51.20.72.817616
SwanseaJoseph Case High4.13.42.43.927688
TauntonTaunton High5.61.57.84.6651,423
TewksburyTewksbury Memorial1.21.12.33.227854
TyngsboroughTyngsborough Jr/Sr0.41.01.71.14359
UxbridgeUxbridge High1.92.33.04.517379
WakefieldWakefield Memorial2.51.02.92.422903
WalpoleWalpole High0.50.30.50.65822
WalthamWaltham Sr High2.63.73.63.2441,387
 Waltham Vocational9.113.510.720.021105
 Total3.34.74.24.4651,492
WareWare High5.84.46.05.013260
WarehamWareham Sr High1.61.82.02.920701
WatertownWatertown High1.62.02.73.222685
WaylandWayland High0.20.30.31.06587
WebsterBartlett Jr/Sr2.44.84.95.529531
WellesleyWellesley Sr High0.30.80.30.75756
WestboroughWestborough High0.50.71.21.38603
West BoylstonWest Boylston1.01.00.90.41243
West BridgewaterWest Bridgewater0.71.54.03.69248
WestfieldWestfield High5.44.16.45.0691,372
 Westfield21.177.30.031.8722
 Westfield Voc High6.48.64.95.214271
 Total5.75.96.15.4901,665
WestfordWestford Academy0.91.20.71.613834
WestonWeston High0.50.20.00.52432
WestportWestport High2.52.43.63.516453
West SpringfieldWest Springfield4.33.15.44.5461,019
WestwoodWestwood High0.20.20.00.21474
WeymouthWeymouth Jr High 0.90.20.21433
 Weymouth High/Voc3.05.64.54.6601,291
 Total3.04.53.53.5611,724
WilmingtonWilmington High0.71.52.70.96638
WinchendonMurdock High5.03.65.46.218292
WinchesterWinchester High0.70.50.90.54801
WinthropWinthrop Sr High0.71.30.43.921538
WoburnWoburn High1.61.5 1.5181,205
WorcesterBurncoat Senior6.48.89.28.682950
 Doherty Memorial6.16.37.28.21011,236
 North High13.111.16.210.794876
 South High10.87.211.812.51441,150
 Total8.88.18.710.04214,212
Northampton-SmithSmith Voc & Agr2.21.92.92.612467
Worcester TradeWorcester Voc High0.01.76.04.741872
Acton-BoxboroughActon-Boxborough0.50.50.21.0121,225
Adams-CheshireHoosac Valley High2.61.93.95.326495
Amherst-PelhamAmherst Reg Jr0.00.00.40.00276
 Amherst Reg High3.65.45.14.736759
 Total2.74.14.03.5361,035
Ashburnham-WestmiOakmont Reg High1.92.82.12.617644
Athol-RoyalstonAthol High5.26.85.57.542562
Berkshire HillsMonument Mt Reg4.22.52.21.913668
Berlin-BoylstonTahanto Reg High1.20.51.01.53200
Blackstone-MillviBlackstone6.13.85.34.219451
Bridgewater-RaynhBridgewater-Raynha2.91.51.81.7231,360
Central BerkshireWahconah Reg High2.03.03.03.424699
Concord-CarlisleConcord-Carlisle0.60.20.40.22874
Dennis-YarmouthDennis-Yarmouth5.16.85.15.1541,068
Dighton-RehobothDighton-Rehoboth2.03.21.51.713766
Dover-SherbornDover-Sherborn Reg0.00.20.00.52439
Dudley-CharltonShepherd Hill Reg3.03.04.77.357779
NausetNauset Reg High3.22.12.92.622838
Freetown-LakevillApponequet Reg2.53.11.62.821740
FrontierFrontier Reg0.61.90.61.97375
GatewayGateway Reg High4.92.83.73.814365
Groton-DunstableGroton-Dunstable1.21.22.23.011370
Gill-MontagueTurners Fall High5.90.33.55.520365
Hamilton-WenhamHamilton-Wenham0.80.90.90.85663
Hampden-WilbrahamMinnechaug Reg0.81.60.91.917911
HampshireHampshire Reg High1.81.32.22.811397
King PhilipKing Philip Reg1.61.11.60.87824
Lincoln-SudburyLincoln-Sudbury0.00.50.40.76895
Marthas VineyardMarthas Vineyard3.03.23.73.417505
MasconometMasconomet Reg0.91.12.01.815825
Mendon-UptonNipmuc Reg High0.30.00.00.00306
Mount GreylockMt Greylock Reg0.61.21.41.77408
Mohawk TrailMohawk Trail Reg4.03.74.12.310436
NarragansettNarragansett Reg2.92.92.74.718379
NashobaNashoba Reg High1.01.31.22.821758
Northboro-SouthboAlgonquin Reg High0.71.20.81.815820
North MiddlesexNorth Middlesex1.32.51.91.9201,080
Old RochesterOld Rochester Reg0.41.11.21.710587
PentucketPentucket Reg Sr0.70.81.01.07679
Pioneer ValleyPioneer Valley Reg0.90.51.24.912243
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/Sr3.53.65.33.421613
Ralph C MaharRalph C Mahar Reg4.17.46.35.121410
Silver LakeSilver Lake Reg Jr 0.20.30.73401
 Silver Lake Reg3.36.05.73.6421,154
 Total3.34.44.32.9451,555
SouthernMt Everett Reg3.52.05.01.95269
Southwick-TollandSouthwick High2.94.03.94.323530
Spencer EDavid Prouty High2.93.93.34.024595
TantasquaTantasqua Reg Jr2.30.50.52.75188
 Tantasqua Reg Sr1.96.22.44.122538
 Tantasqua Reg Voc3.410.412.78.112148
 Total2.25.63.54.539874
TritonTriton Reg High2.12.23.73.020668
WachusettWachusett Reg High1.11.82.31.3191,412
Quaboag RegionalQuaboag Reg High1.36.04.94.315349
Whitman-HansonWhitman Hanson Reg1.62.62.32.020997
Assabet ValleyAssabet Valley Voc3.63.82.73.829758
Blackstone ValleyBlackstone Valley3.50.72.71.39703
Blue Hills VocBlue Hills Reg Voc2.62.41.82.319824
Bristol-PlymouthBristol-Plymouth0.31.21.61.713757
Cape Cod Reg VocCape Cod Reg Voc7.38.910.85.528505
Franklin CountyFranklin County9.010.111.19.241445
Greater FallDiman Reg Voc Tech1.61.61.02.8311,092
Greater LawrenceGr Lawrence Reg5.13.44.54.0591,472
Greater NewGr New Bedford Voc0.91.30.62.5431,695
Greater LowellGr Lowell Reg Voc3.73.93.73.7762,050
S Middlesex VocJoseph P Keefe4.62.52.61.06615
Minute Man VocMinute Man Voc0.01.70.71.06623
Montachusett VocMontachusett Voc5.85.65.46.461955
NorthernCharles McCann Voc1.60.80.50.73413
Nashoba ValleyNashoba Valley4.54.54.54.118438
Northeast MetroNortheast Metro1.81.62.01.6181,109
North Shore RegNorth Shore Reg17.213.57.64.820417
Old Colony VocOld Colony Reg Voc2.01.61.31.46436
Pathfinder VocPathfinder Voc5.86.23.41.69551
Shawsheen ValleyShawsheen Valley3.22.53.43.7391,047
Southeastern RegSoutheastern Reg2.32.84.14.4521,178
South Shore RegSo Shore Voc Tech2.73.72.45.224460
S WorcesterBay Path Reg Voc3.41.82.74.644967
Tri CountyTri County Reg Voc0.32.11.82.619739
Upper Cape CodUpper Cape Cod Voc2.60.94.51.36450
Whittier VocWhittier Reg Voc7.32.62.72.1211,006
Bristol CountyBristol County Agr6.95.44.91.55338
Essex Agr TechEssex Agr & Tech1.22.12.51.86325
Norfolk CountyNorfolk County Agr1.60.02.01.35392

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