Massachusetts School and District Profiles

Worcester

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Student attendance (% of students absent 10 or more days each year)
20152016201720182019
Students Incl 27,800 27,563 27,969 27,695 27,318
Absent 10+ days # 9,025 8,923 10,222 9,561 9,685
WorcesterAbsent 10+ days % 32.5% 32.4% 36.5% 34.5% 35.5%
Students Incl     
Absent 10+ days #     
Select a Comparable DistrictAbsent 10+ days %     
Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 986,888 981,894
Absent 10+ days # 322,733 307,096 335,633 336,465 338,673
StateAbsent 10+ days % 32.0% 30.5% 33.3% 34.1% 34.5%

Chronically absent rate (% of students absent 10% or more each year)
20152016201720182019
Students Incl 27,800 27,563 27,969 27,695 27,318
Chronically absent # 4,086 4,085 4,722 4,146 4,177
WorcesterChronically absent % 14.7% 14.8% 16.9% 15.0% 15.3%
Students Incl     
Chronically absent #     
Select a Comparable DistrictChronically absent %     
Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 986,888 981,894
Chronically absent # 129,734 123,617 136,352 130,217 126,575
StateChronically absent % 12.9% 12.3% 13.5% 13.2% 12.9%

Percentage of students suspended in-school at least once
20152016201720182019
Students Incl27,37027,16527,48527,58627,160
In-school # 777 750 673 902 662
WorcesterIn-school % 2.8% 2.8% 2.4% 3.3% 2.4%
Students Incl     
In-school #     
Select a Comparable DistrictIn-school %     
Students Incl980,976979,947980,433981,288976,789
In-school # 17,211 18,514 16,669 17,742 18,100
StateIn-school % 1.8% 1.9% 1.7% 1.8% 1.9%

Percentage of students suspended out-of-school at least once
20152016201720182019
Students Incl27,37027,16527,48527,58627,160
Out-of-school # 1,379 1,259 1,251 1,528 1,099
WorcesterOut-of-school % 5.0% 4.6% 4.6% 5.5% 4.0%
Students Incl     
Out-of-school #     
Select a Comparable DistrictOut-of-school %     
Students Incl980,976979,947980,433981,288976,789
Out-of-school # 28,844 28,740 27,093 28,456 29,174
StateOut-of-school % 2.9% 2.9% 2.8% 2.9% 3.0%

Annual dropout rate
201420152016201720182019
# Dropouts 162 121 132 154 166 184
Worcester% Dropouts 2.4% 1.7% 1.9% 2.2% 2.3% 2.6%
# Dropouts      
Select a Comparable District% Dropouts      
# Dropouts 5,746 5,346 5,523 5,172 5,408 5,186
State% Dropouts 2.0% 1.9% 1.9% 1.8% 1.9% 1.8%

4-year cohort graduation rate
20142015201620172018
Students Incl1,7421,7801,7951,7591,970
Worcester% Graduated (4 Yrs)79.2%80.8%81.9%83.3%83.5%
Students Incl     
Select a Comparable District% Graduated (4 Yrs)     
Students Incl73,16872,47474,04573,24974,641
State% Graduated (4 Yrs)86.1%87.3%87.5%88.3%87.9%

5-year cohort graduation rate
20132014201520162017
Students Incl1,8851,7421,7801,7951,759
Worcester% Graduated (5 Yrs)78.7%82.5%84.4%86.4%87.1%
Students Incl     
Select a Comparable District% Graduated (5 Yrs)     
Students Incl74,53773,16872,47474,04573,249
State% Graduated (5 Yrs)87.7%88.5%89.4%89.8%90.1%

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