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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
37,898
73.6
24,234
93.3
2016 - 17
5,064
67.1
0
-
2015 - 16
5,284
71.4
3,385
92.3
2014 - 15
5,107
72.5
3,542
90.4
2013 - 14
6,032
77.5
4,580
93.1
2012 - 13
5,851
77.5
4,483
93.7
2011 - 12
6,478
75.5
4,840
94.5
2010 - 11
6,081
76.5
4,620
95.1



Employment by Program Characteristics (All Years)
Academic: Administrator, Initial ALL ALL
3,345
79.1
2,379
96.6
Post-Baccalaureate ALL
3,345
79.1
2,379
96.6
Principal/Assistant Principal
2,974
77.9
2,098
96.7
School Business Administrator
15
86.7
5
-
Special Education Administrator
197
91.4
152
94.1
Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent
172
29.7
45
100.0
Supervisor/Director
115
93.0
99
98.0
Academic: Professional Support Personnel, Initial ALL ALL
2,251
61.0
1,156
90.8
Post-Baccalaureate ALL
2,251
61.0
1,156
90.8
School Guidance Counselor
1,609
57.6
794
88.9
School Psychologist
377
79.8
250
95.6
School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor
367
61.3
172
93.0
Academic: Specialist Teacher, Initial ALL ALL
2,769
69.1
1,629
93.8
Post-Baccalaureate ALL
2,694
68.3
1,556
94.1
Reading
1,742
87.8
1,298
95.6
Speech Language and Hearing Disorders
992
33.9
278
87.1
Post-Baccalaureate - Apprenticeship/Teacher of Record ALL
75
97.3
73
87.7
Reading
75
97.3
73
87.7
Academic: Specialist Teacher, Professional ALL ALL
1
-
-
-
Post-Baccalaureate ALL
1
-
-
-
Reading
1
-
-
-
Academic: Teacher, Initial ALL ALL
28,276
73.5
17,824
92.7
Baccalaureate ALL
9,643
64.5
5,285
92.2
Biology
115
68.7
68
92.6
Business
2
-
-
-
Chemistry
37
70.3
21
85.7
Dance
4
-
-
-
Early Childhood: Students with and without Disabilities
1,350
62.5
711
92.1
Earth Science
7
42.9
-
-
Elementary
3,779
70.4
2,267
92.6
English
954
60.6
495
92.9
English as a Second Language
114
54.4
46
95.7
Foreign Language - [French]
26
46.2
11
72.7
Foreign Language - [Italian]
3
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Spanish]
101
69.3
61
96.7
General Science
40
67.5
23
91.3
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences
54
57.4
25
96.0
History
849
54.4
399
91.7
Latin and Classical Humanities
12
66.7
8
87.5
Mathematics
538
68.0
301
93.0
Middle School Humanities
8
50.0
-
-
Middle School Mathematics/Science
6
83.3
-
-
Moderate Disabilities
532
73.5
343
94.5
Music: Vocal/Instrumental/General
398
62.8
210
85.7
Physical Education
471
54.6
216
95.4
Physics
29
48.3
14
100.0
Political Science/Political Philosophy
5
-
-
-
Severe Disabilities
105
74.3
63
88.9
Technology/Engineering
14
78.6
11
90.9
Theater
76
25.0
19
94.7
Visual Art
385
53.0
170
88.8
Post-Baccalaureate ALL
17,532
78.5
11,741
93.1
Biology
514
81.1
360
95.3
Business
24
83.3
14
100.0
Chemistry
135
80.7
96
93.8
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
58
34.5
16
81.3
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing - ASL/TC
26
3.8
-
-
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing - [Oral/Aural]
10
0.0
-
-
Early Childhood: Students with and without Disabilities
1,286
75.5
828
91.4
Earth Science
51
88.2
41
87.8
Elementary
3,318
75.8
2,192
92.1
English
1,514
75.9
985
90.8
English as a Second Language
555
86.3
353
92.6
Foreign Language - [Arabic]
5
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Chinese]
19
36.8
6
100.0
Foreign Language - [French]
59
74.6
38
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]
266
85.7
199
92.5
General Science
282
88.3
199
93.0
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences
62
85.5
49
93.9
History
1,302
72.8
810
92.0
Instructional Technology
129
85.3
94
97.9
Latin and Classical Humanities
91
48.4
38
89.5
Library
127
81.1
88
95.5
Mathematics
1,110
85.5
817
94.6
Middle School Humanities
50
74.0
33
90.9
Middle School Mathematics/Science
47
87.2
36
94.4
Moderate Disabilities
4,756
87.0
3,549
94.8
Music: Vocal/Instrumental/General
157
70.7
92
97.8
Physical Education
135
77.0
78
94.9
Physics
106
84.0
78
94.9
Political Science/Political Philosophy
17
58.8
10
100.0
Severe Disabilities
1,058
68.1
586
92.8
Technology/Engineering
15
86.7
13
92.3
Theater
122
36.1
38
78.9
Visual Art
434
67.1
256
89.8
Visually Impaired
92
42.4
35
91.4
Post-Baccalaureate - Apprenticeship/Teacher of Record ALL
1,855
79.3
1,300
91.2
Biology
65
75.4
41
82.9
Business
17
100.0
17
100.0
Chemistry
39
74.4
27
92.6
Early Childhood: Students with and without Disabilities
28
53.6
10
100.0
Earth Science
6
100.0
6
100.0
Elementary
268
74.6
160
91.9
English
263
79.5
179
93.3
English as a Second Language
132
84.1
106
92.5
Foreign Language - [Chinese]
8
87.5
7
100.0
Foreign Language - [French]
8
87.5
7
100.0
Foreign Language - [Italian]
1
-
-
-
Foreign Language - [Spanish]
47
91.5
40
92.5
General Science
86
79.1
63
87.3
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences
16
100.0
15
93.3
History
105
84.8
78
89.7
Instructional Technology
5
-
-
-
Latin and Classical Humanities
2
-
-
-
Mathematics
336
77.7
235
89.4
Middle School Humanities
21
28.6
4
-
Middle School Mathematics/Science
23
69.6
16
87.5
Moderate Disabilities
245
79.6
176
89.2
Physical Education
72
91.7
57
96.5
Physics
45
77.8
32
93.8
Political Science/Political Philosophy
3
-
-
-
Technology/Engineering
2
-
-
-
Visual Art
19
100.0
17
100.0
Academic: Teacher, Professional ALL ALL
2,626
92.0
2,143
96.1
Post-Baccalaureate ALL
2,626
92.0
2,143
96.1
Biology
35
94.3
28
100.0
Business
1
-
-
-
Chemistry
15
100.0
13
100.0
Early Childhood: Students with and without Disabilities
381
90.0
300
96.0
Earth Science
6
100.0
5
-
Elementary
983
90.8
812
95.6
English
165
97.0
139
95.7
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]
34
97.1
29
100.0
General Science
38
97.4
36
100.0
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences
8
100.0
7
100.0
History
158
93.0
130
96.2
Instructional Technology
24
100.0
24
87.5
Latin and Classical Humanities
3
-
-
-
Mathematics
260
95.0
225
94.2
Middle School Humanities
5
-
-
-
Middle School Mathematics/Science
5
-
-
-
Moderate Disabilities
267
94.0
211
98.1
Music: Vocal/Instrumental/General
37
94.6
31
96.8
Physical Education
88
83.0
60
98.3
Physics
10
80.0
7
100.0
Political Science/Political Philosophy
1
-
-
-
Severe Disabilities
14
92.9
11
100.0
Technology/Engineering
11
100.0
6
100.0
Visual Art
90
83.3
66
97.0



Top Employing Massachusetts Public School Districts (First Employing District)
Boston
5.6
Springfield
3.2
Newton
2.5
Worcester
2.2
Lawrence
2.0

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