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Employment of Preparation Program Completers in Massachusetts Public Schools

This report provides the percentage of program completers who were employed in a Massachusetts public school or district by June of the report year. Employment rates are reported by program completion year, program type, program subject area, and top employing districts. Employment is determined by matching program completers reported by preparation program providers with employment data collected from districts in the Education Personnel Information Management System (EPIMS). The number in retention cohort includes the number of program completers employed at least one year prior to the report year, and is the denominator for the retention rates. More about the data…

Note: Data only include program completers who became employed in a Massachusetts public, K-12 school, including charter schools, and collaboratives. The data do not include employment in private schools or outside of Massachusetts. Additional contextual information is provided by the educator preparation program under 'Employment Rates Context'.

A dash indicates that there were fewer than six program completers, therefore employment data is not reported. For more information on how employment and retention rates are calculated, see the About the Data page.

Employment by Year (All Programs)
All Years
33,394
72.6
20,585
93.1
2015 - 16
5,284
64.1
0
-
2014 - 15
5,107
69.4
3,175
90.8
2013 - 14
6,032
75.9
4,448
91.9
2012 - 13
5,851
76.6
4,385
93.1
2011 - 12
6,478
74.7
4,769
94.2
2010 - 11
6,081
76.0
4,569
95.0



Employment by Program Characteristics (All Years)
Academic: Administrator, Initial All All
2,976
79.9
2,113
96.5
Post-Baccalaureate All
2,976
79.9
2,113
96.5
Principal/Assistant Principal
2,660
78.9
1,871
96.5
School Business Administrator
6
83.3
-
-
Special Education Administrator
166
91.6
123
95.1
Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent
123
36.6
37
100.0
Supervisor/Director
108
91.7
95
97.9
Academic: Professional Support Personnel, Initial All All
1,957
59.1
969
90.5
Post-Baccalaureate All
1,957
59.1
969
90.5
School Guidance Counselor
1,428
55.6
671
88.8
School Psychologist
322
77.6
212
95.3
School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor
284
60.6
130
92.3
Academic: Specialist Teacher, Initial All All
2,399
67.9
1,348
93.2
Post-Baccalaureate All
2,324
67.0
1,275
93.6
Reading
1,494
86.9
1,073
94.8
Speech Language and Hearing Disorders
865
32.1
219
87.7
Post-Baccalaureate - Apprenticeship/Teacher of Record All
75
97.3
73
86.3
Reading
75
97.3
73
86.3
Academic: Specialist Teacher, Professional All All
1
-
-
-
Post-Baccalaureate All
1
-
-
-
Reading
1
-
-
-
Academic: Teacher, Initial All All
24,733
72.1
14,898
92.5
Baccalaureate All
8,446
62.6
4,261
92.2
Biology
99
68.7
56
91.1
Business
2
-
-
-
Chemistry
31
67.7
17
94.1
Dance
3
-
-
-
Early Childhood: Students with and without Disabilities
1,174
60.6
558
92.5
Earth Science
5
-
-
-
Elementary
3,294
68.8
1,836
92.4
English
855
57.9
402
92.5
English as a Second Language
83
55.4
32
100.0
Foreign Language - [French]
23
47.8
7
71.4
Foreign Language - [Italian]
3
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Spanish]
87
70.1
54
96.3
General Science
35
65.7
19
94.7
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences
42
59.5
19
94.7
History
754
52.9
324
92.6
Latin and Classical Humanities
12
66.7
8
87.5
Mathematics
469
64.2
261
93.1
Middle School Humanities
6
50.0
-
-
Middle School Mathematics/Science
6
83.3
-
-
Moderate Disabilities
478
71.8
268
94.8
Music: Vocal/Instrumental/General
349
60.2
174
86.8
Physical Education
411
52.6
187
95.2
Physics
26
53.8
10
100.0
Political Science/Political Philosophy
5
-
-
-
Severe Disabilities
82
76.8
39
82.1
Technology/Engineering
13
84.6
9
88.9
Theater
71
26.8
16
93.8
Visual Art
342
49.7
128
89.8
Post-Baccalaureate All
15,246
77.0
9,868
92.9
Biology
447
80.5
296
95.3
Business
17
82.4
10
100.0
Chemistry
119
80.7
85
96.5
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
58
27.6
15
86.7
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing - ASL/TC
19
0.0
-
-
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing - [Oral/Aural]
10
0.0
-
-
Early Childhood: Students with and without Disabilities
1,134
73.0
670
90.6
Earth Science
47
87.2
34
91.2
Elementary
2,956
74.2
1,893
91.8
English
1,305
75.5
845
89.6
English as a Second Language
424
83.3
275
90.5
Foreign Language - [Arabic]
5
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Chinese]
15
40.0
3
-
Foreign Language - [French]
53
71.7
35
100.0
Foreign Language - [German]
4
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Italian]
3
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Japanese]
3
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Portuguese]
8
87.5
7
100.0
Foreign Language - [Spanish]
238
83.6
164
92.1
General Science
229
86.9
165
93.3
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences
60
81.7
41
92.7
History
1,135
71.4
704
92.5
Instructional Technology
114
82.5
86
96.5
Latin and Classical Humanities
79
48.1
30
93.3
Library
110
80.0
81
96.3
Mathematics
962
84.9
704
94.3
Middle School Humanities
46
71.7
28
89.3
Middle School Mathematics/Science
44
81.8
35
94.3
Moderate Disabilities
4,132
85.9
2,936
94.7
Music: Vocal/Instrumental/General
134
68.7
78
97.4
Physical Education
109
71.6
70
94.3
Physics
94
83.0
67
95.5
Political Science/Political Philosophy
17
58.8
7
100.0
Severe Disabilities
883
66.4
459
91.3
Technology/Engineering
15
86.7
12
91.7
Theater
109
34.9
28
78.6
Visual Art
387
66.1
212
92.5
Visually Impaired
83
42.2
29
89.7
Post-Baccalaureate - Apprenticeship/Teacher of Record All
1,639
79.3
1,102
91.1
Biology
53
77.4
31
83.9
Business
17
100.0
17
100.0
Chemistry
32
84.4
22
90.9
Early Childhood: Students with and without Disabilities
22
45.5
7
100.0
Earth Science
6
100.0
6
100.0
Elementary
223
71.7
118
93.2
English
231
77.5
155
94.8
English as a Second Language
125
84.8
100
88.0
Foreign Language - [Chinese]
8
87.5
7
100.0
Foreign Language - [French]
8
87.5
6
100.0
Foreign Language - [Spanish]
44
90.9
34
94.1
General Science
78
80.8
53
86.8
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences
15
100.0
13
92.3
History
89
87.6
63
88.9
Instructional Technology
5
-
-
-
Latin and Classical Humanities
2
-
-
-
Mathematics
300
78.3
201
88.1
Middle School Humanities
16
25.0
-
-
Middle School Mathematics/Science
21
76.2
14
92.9
Moderate Disabilities
221
79.6
149
89.3
Physical Education
64
89.1
50
98.0
Physics
41
78.0
29
93.1
Political Science/Political Philosophy
3
-
-
-
Technology/Engineering
2
-
-
-
Visual Art
18
94.4
17
100.0
Academic: Teacher, Professional All All
2,341
91.5
1,871
95.7
Post-Baccalaureate All
2,341
91.5
1,871
95.7
Biology
30
93.3
27
100.0
Business
1
-
-
-
Chemistry
14
92.9
12
100.0
Early Childhood: Students with and without Disabilities
334
89.8
262
95.8
Earth Science
5
-
-
-
Elementary
898
90.4
729
94.8
English
145
95.9
118
95.8
English Language Learners
1
-
-
-
English as a Second Language
10
100.0
10
100.0
Foreign Language - [French]
3
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Portuguese]
3
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Spanish]
30
96.7
27
100.0
General Science
37
97.3
28
100.0
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences
7
100.0
2
-
History
141
92.2
119
95.8
Instructional Technology
24
100.0
24
87.5
Latin and Classical Humanities
3
-
-
-
Mathematics
236
95.3
194
94.8
Middle School Humanities
4
-
-
-
Middle School Mathematics/Science
5
-
-
-
Moderate Disabilities
225
93.8
180
97.2
Music: Vocal/Instrumental/General
33
93.9
23
95.7
Physical Education
75
80.0
49
98.0
Physics
8
87.5
6
100.0
Political Science/Political Philosophy
1
-
-
-
Severe Disabilities
11
100.0
8
100.0
Technology/Engineering
6
100.0
3
-
Visual Art
80
82.5
54
96.3



Top Employing Massachusetts Public School Districts (First Employing District)
Boston
5.6
Springfield
3.2
Newton
2.5
Worcester
2.2
Lawrence
1.9