Massachusetts School and District Profiles

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Student attendance (% of students absent 10 or more days each year)
2015201620172018201920202021
Students Incl 58,365 57,663 58,286 56,146 54,427 52,399 49,440
Absent 10+ days # 25,739 24,375 26,054 26,513 25,680 11,961 13,016
BostonAbsent 10+ days % 44.1% 42.3% 44.7% 47.2% 47.2% 22.8% 26.3%
Students Incl       
Absent 10+ days #       
Select a Comparable DistrictAbsent 10+ days %       
Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 986,888 981,894 970,593 928,286
Absent 10+ days # 322,733 307,096 335,633 336,465 338,673 154,903 159,811
StateAbsent 10+ days % 32.0% 30.5% 33.3% 34.1% 34.5% 16.0% 17.2%

Chronically absent rate (% of students absent 10% or more each year)
2015201620172018201920202021
Students Incl 58,365 57,663 58,286 56,146 54,427 52,399 49,440
Chronically absent # 14,198 13,993 15,057 14,302 13,717 11,073 13,213
BostonChronically absent % 24.3% 24.3% 25.8% 25.5% 25.2% 21.1% 26.7%
Students Incl       
Chronically absent #       
Select a Comparable DistrictChronically absent %       
Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 986,888 981,894 970,593 928,286
Chronically absent # 129,734 123,617 136,352 130,217 126,575 125,998 158,191
StateChronically absent % 12.9% 12.3% 13.5% 13.2% 12.9% 13.0% 17.0%

Percentage of students suspended in-school at least once
20162017201820192020
Students Incl57,68457,46256,32554,97353,422
In-school # 564 505 184 359 186
BostonIn-school % 1.0% 0.9% 0.3% 0.7% 0.3%
Students Incl     
In-school #     
Select a Comparable DistrictIn-school %     
Students Incl979,947980,433981,288976,789970,032
In-school # 18,514 16,669 17,742 18,100 11,836
StateIn-school % 1.9% 1.7% 1.8% 1.9% 1.2%

Percentage of students suspended out-of-school at least once
20162017201820192020
Students Incl57,68457,46256,32554,97353,422
Out-of-school # 2,718 2,156 1,176 1,895 1,165
BostonOut-of-school % 4.7% 3.8% 2.1% 3.4% 2.2%
Students Incl     
Out-of-school #     
Select a Comparable DistrictOut-of-school %     
Students Incl979,947980,433981,288976,789970,032
Out-of-school # 28,740 27,093 28,456 29,174 19,819
StateOut-of-school % 2.9% 2.8% 2.9% 3.0% 2.0%

Annual dropout rate
201520162017201820192020
# Dropouts 766 897 697 849 631 573
Boston% Dropouts 4.7% 5.5% 4.4% 5.4% 4.2% 3.9%
# Dropouts      
Select a Comparable District% Dropouts      
# Dropouts 5,346 5,523 5,172 5,408 5,186 4,501
State% Dropouts 1.9% 1.9% 1.8% 1.9% 1.8% 1.6%

4-year cohort graduation rate
20162017201820192020
Students Incl4,1904,1114,1794,3473,923
Boston% Graduated (4 Yrs)72.4%72.7%75.1%73.2%75.4%
Students Incl     
Select a Comparable District% Graduated (4 Yrs)     
Students Incl74,04573,24974,64175,06774,232
State% Graduated (4 Yrs)87.5%88.3%87.9%88.0%89.0%

5-year cohort graduation rate
20152016201720182019
Students Incl4,0214,1904,1114,1794,347
Boston% Graduated (5 Yrs)76.0%78.4%78.6%80.0%80.0%
Students Incl     
Select a Comparable District% Graduated (5 Yrs)     
Students Incl72,47474,04573,24974,64175,067
State% Graduated (5 Yrs)89.4%89.8%90.1%89.7%90.1%

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