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Ayer Shirley School District

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Student attendance (% of students absent 10 or more days each year)
201320142015201620172018
Students Incl 1,791 1,790 1,771 1,816 1,822-
Absent 10+ days # 515 451 524 447 508-
Ayer Shirley School DistrictAbsent 10+ days % 28.8% 25.2% 29.6% 24.6% 27.9%-%
Students Incl      
Absent 10+ days #      
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Students Incl 1,004,215 1,005,935 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518-
Absent 10+ days # 317,839 305,512 322,733 307,096 335,633-
StateAbsent 10+ days % 31.7% 30.4% 32.0% 30.5% 33.3%-%

Chronically absent rate (% of students absent 10% or more each year)
201320142015201620172018
Students Incl 1,791 1,790 1,771 1,816 1,822-
Chronically absent # 198 171 165 152 167-
Ayer Shirley School DistrictChronically absent % 11.1% 9.6% 9.3% 8.4% 9.2%-%
Students Incl      
Chronically absent #------
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Students Incl 1,004,215 1,005,935 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518-
Chronically absent # 127,983 123,713 129,734 123,617 136,352-
StateChronically absent % 12.7% 12.3% 12.9% 12.3% 13.5%-%

Percentage of students suspended in-school at least once
20142015201620172018
Students Incl1,7551,7341,7791,7861,772
In-school # 43 32 47 43 53
Ayer Shirley School DistrictIn-school % 2.5% 1.8% 2.6% 2.4% 3.0%
Students Incl     
In-school #     
Select a Comparable DistrictIn-school %     
Students Incl980,427980,976979,947980,433981,288
In-school # 20,824 17,211 18,514 16,669 17,742
StateIn-school % 2.1% 1.8% 1.9% 1.7% 1.8%

Percentage of students suspended out-of-school at least once
20142015201620172018
Students Incl1,7551,7341,7791,7861,772
Out-of-school # 20 24 27 13 19
Ayer Shirley School DistrictOut-of-school % 1.1% 1.4% 1.5% 0.7% 1.1%
Students Incl     
Out-of-school #     
Select a Comparable DistrictOut-of-school %     
Students Incl980,427980,976979,947980,433981,288
Out-of-school # 38,309 28,844 28,740 27,093 28,456
StateOut-of-school % 3.9% 2.9% 2.9% 2.8% 2.9%

Annual dropout rate
201320142015201620172018
# Dropouts 7 11 3 9 5 8
Ayer Shirley School District% Dropouts 2.2% 3.4% 0.9% 2.2% 1.2% 2.0%
# Dropouts      
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# Dropouts 6,248 5,746 5,346 5,523 5,172 5,408
State% Dropouts 2.2% 2.0% 1.9% 1.9% 1.8% 1.9%

4-year cohort graduation rate
20132014201520162017
Students Incl8375739390
Ayer Shirley School District% Graduated (4 Yrs)80.7%85.3%82.2%93.5%90.0%
Students Incl     
Select a Comparable District% Graduated (4 Yrs)     
Students Incl74,53773,16872,47474,04573,249
State% Graduated (4 Yrs)85.0%86.1%87.3%87.5%88.3%

5-year cohort graduation rate
20122013201420152016
Students Incl9383757393
Ayer Shirley School District% Graduated (5 Yrs)92.5%84.3%86.7%86.3%93.5%
Students Incl     
Select a Comparable District% Graduated (5 Yrs)     
Students Incl73,48374,53773,16872,47474,045
State% Graduated (5 Yrs)87.5%87.7%88.5%89.4%89.8%

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