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Information Services - Statistical Reports

Dropout Rates 1995 - 1996

1996 Projected 4-Year Dropout Rates by District

Note: the dropout rate accounts for dropouts who returned to school by the following October 1; data prior to the Class of 1996 did not have this adjustment made and are not comparable to these figures.

DistrictClass of 1996 RateClass of 1997 RateClass of 1998 RateClass of 1999 Rate
Abington28116
Agawam12121513
Amesbury9111616
Andover3365
Arlington3865
Ashland 0001
Attleboro24252922
Auburn 2560
Avon0805
Ayer13211618
Barnstable14201923
Bedford1553
Belchertown591010
Bellingham81036
Belmont2236
Beverly11232224
Billerica3666
Boston 27272926
Bourne781211
Braintree4756
Brockton30283025
Brookline2210
Burlington2514
Cambridge16131513
Canton4730
Carver 131716
Chatham5101210
Chelmsford2352
Chelsea30402725
Chicopee20201440
Clinton11231325
Cohasset0030
Danvers49711
Dartmouth4934
Dedham312155
Douglas79717
Dracut107715
Duxbury2331
EastBridgewater751112
Easthampton14181516
EastLongmeadow3522
Easton2343
Everett18141315
Fairhaven11172222
FallRiver29232127
Falmouth14211720
Fitchburg121389
Foxborough61367
Framingham1212149
Franklin4489
Gardner1191012
Georgetown5544
Gloucester15151012
Grafton410157
Granby28911
Greenfield25272219
Hadley0509
Hanover2233
Harvard0100
Harwich411312
Hatfield12009
Haverhill13111414
Hingham010 3
Holbrook210 118
Holliston 2 1 4 1
Holyoke28322919
Hopedale4 2 8 5
Hopkinton 0 2 6 4
Hudson 7 91112
Hull 5 315 7
Ipswich31010 9
Lawrence 40443023
Lee 2 0 7 9
Leicester 91222 9
Lenox 1 2 0 3
Leominster 20171819
Lexington 0 1 7 3
Littleton 111 0 1
Longmeadow2 0 0 2
Lowell111210 9
Ludlow 6 71013
Lunenburg 7191517
Lynn 25322625
Lynnfield 3 4 412
Malden 8242524
Manchester9 2 5 4
Mansfield 7 811 1
Marblehead1 2 1 3
Marlborough 91611 9
Marshfield5 7 6 5
Maynard1414 710
Medfield0 1 2 2
Medford5 710 8
Medway 2 5 4 7
Melrose2 4 3 5
Methuen2015 511
Middleborough 91410 7
Milford81512 8
Millbury 15 9 8 8
Millis 3 5 0 1
Milton 1 4 4 4
Monson 8 0 610
Nantucket 6 8 7 4
Natick 2 4 6 4
Needham1 1 0 2
New Bedford 36313332
Newburyport 14141714
Newton 2 5 4 3
North Adams 15141111
Northampton 1320 510
North Andover 4 5 412
North Attleborough 111017 9
Northbridge 7 7 511
North Brookfield7152421
North Reading 4 2 4 5
Norton1116 910
Norwell2 2 0 2
Norwood711 7 7
Oxford 2 5 5 2
Palmer 6 6 7 5
Peabody11161414
Pittsfield 23252126
Plymouth 7 711
Provincetown 1212 3 0
Quincy 7 6 4 4
Randolph9171523
Reading10 7 4 5
Revere14161514
Rockland6111212
Rockport611 914
Salem 23182022
Sandwich4 8 4 6
Saugus 4121111
Scituate3 3 3 5
Seekonk4 6 5 5
Sharon 1 4 3 2
Shrewsbury914 8 8
Somerset512 8 6
Somerville 22282922
Southbridge 34342234
South Hadley 1 1 4 2
Springfield 34253711
Stoneham4 3 2 3
Stoughton 91212 5
Sutton 4 5 7 2
Swampscott1 9 8 6
Swansea9 0 810
Taunton2414 912
Tewksbury 8 9 7 6
Tyngsborough 5 4 3 1
Uxbridge 1119 6 5
Wakefield11 9 513
Walpole2 1 5 5
Waltham11141319
Ware 18172416
Wareham4 91012
Watertown1011 9 7
Wayland0 1 1 1
Webster11161612
Wellesley 1 2 2 3
Westborough 5 5 8 4
West Boylston 3 0 7 2
West Bridgewater 151514 8
Westfield19162120
Westford1 6 3 2
Weston 0 1 1 1
Westport 1113 612
West Springfield 16141412
Westwood0 1 2 4
Weymouth 1011 911
Wilmington8 4 7 8
Winchendon 21202111
Winchester2 2 1 0
Winthrop113 7 4
Woburn 4 9 4
Worcester27302827
Northampton10101212
Worcester Trade Complex1718 026
City on a Hill CS   0
Lowell Middlesex Acad CS    58
Mass Acad Math & Science   0
South Shore CS   0
Youth Build Boston CS    
Acton1 3 2 5
Adams14201620
Amherst13131510
Ashburnham 911 7 8
Athol16252218
Berkshire Hills8 6 6 6
Berlin3 7 5 5
Blackstone 15161616
Bridgewater 1 6 6 5
Central Berkshire 811 6 5
Concord0 1 2 1
Dennis9161620
Dighton4 6 7 8
Dover 0 2 3 0
Dudley-Charlton Reg 15232017
Nauset 9 9 5 8
Freetown6101312
Frontier3 7 5 1
Gateway1013 510
Groton812 712
Gill 13161519
Hamilton3 3 4 3
Hampden 4 7 7 6
Hampshire 911 9 6
King Philip5 3 4 8
Lincoln2 2 2 2
Marthas Vineyard10 911 9
Masconomet7 6 7 5
Mendon 0 0 4 2
Mount Greylock5 6 610
Mohawk Trail 9 9 617
Narragansett10141516
Nashoba412 7 6
Northboro 3 5 3 6
North Middlesex5 61513
Old Rochester5 5 1 1
Pentucket 4 4 5 5
Pioneer Valley41611 9
Plymouth11
Quabbin1412 915
Ralph C Mahar 17151917
Silver Lake 9 9 9 3
Southern Berkshire 12 614 8
Southwick101114 9
Spencer E Brookfield 10141719
Tantasqua111511 8
Triton11 6 9 9
Wachusett 8 4 4 4
Quaboag Regional 16121115
Whitman 8 610 9
Assabet Valley10161616
Blackstone Valley Reg8 4 1 0
Blue Hills Voc 6 7 0 6
Bristol-Plymouth Voc Tech 4 5 7 7
Cape Cod Reg Voc Tech 3018 812
Franklin County3331 716
Greater Fall River311 5 7
Greater Lawrence 15152325
Greater New Bedford1 71216
Greater Lowell Voc Tec11111111
S Middlesex Voc Tech Reg8 0 6 7
Minute Man Voc Tech 3 411 3
Montachusett Voc Tech17241624
Northern Berkshire Voc 1 2 6 3
Nashoba Valley Tech 151416 2
Northeast Metro Voc 6 5 8 3
North Shore Reg Voc 22141211
Old Colony Voc Tech 6 610 8
Pathfinder Voc Tech 11 4 714
Shawsheen Valley Voc Tech 911 9 9
Southeastern Reg Voc Tech12151818
South Shore Reg Voc Tech 102012 8
S Worcester County Voc1116 5 8
Tri County6101112
Upper Cape Cod Voc Tech0 61112
Whittier Voc 7 5 8 8
Bristol County Agr 18 6 5 1
Essex Agr Tech10 71212
Norfolk County Agr0 6 0 0


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