Massachusetts School and District Profiles

Ayer Shirley School District

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Student attendance (% of students absent 10 or more days each year)
20152016201720182019
Students Incl 1,771 1,816 1,822 1,786 1,800
Absent 10+ days # 524 447 508 577 526
Ayer Shirley School DistrictAbsent 10+ days % 29.6% 24.6% 27.9% 32.3% 29.2%
Students Incl     
Absent 10+ days #     
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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 1,771 1,816 1,822 1,786 1,800
Chronically absent # 165 152 167 180 147
Ayer Shirley School DistrictChronically absent % 9.3% 8.4% 9.2% 10.1% 8.2%
Students Incl     
Chronically absent #     
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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 Incl1,7341,7791,7861,7721,776
In-school # 32 47 43 53 36
Ayer Shirley School DistrictIn-school % 1.8% 2.6% 2.4% 3.0% 2.0%
Students Incl     
In-school #     
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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 Incl1,7341,7791,7861,7721,776
Out-of-school # 24 27 13 19 19
Ayer Shirley School DistrictOut-of-school % 1.4% 1.5% 0.7% 1.1% 1.1%
Students Incl     
Out-of-school #     
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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 11 3 9 5 8 2
Ayer Shirley School District% Dropouts 3.4% 0.9% 2.2% 1.2% 2.0% 0.5%
# Dropouts      
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# 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 Incl7573939093
Ayer Shirley School District% Graduated (4 Yrs)85.3%82.2%93.5%90.0%91.4%
Students Incl     
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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 Incl8375739390
Ayer Shirley School District% Graduated (5 Yrs)84.3%86.7%86.3%93.5%91.1%
Students Incl     
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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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