Massachusetts School and District Profiles

Dedham

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Student attendance (% of students absent 10 or more days each year)
2015201620172021
Students Incl 2,919 2,863 2,808 2,651
Absent 10+ days # 854 801 848 812
DedhamAbsent 10+ days % 29.3% 28.0% 30.2% 30.6%
Students Incl    
Absent 10+ days #    
Select a Comparable DistrictAbsent 10+ days %    
Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 937,090
Absent 10+ days # 322,733 307,096 335,633 280,540
StateAbsent 10+ days % 32.0% 30.5% 33.3% 29.9%

Chronically absent rate (% of students absent 10% or more each year)
2015201620172021
Students Incl 2,919 2,863 2,808 2,651
Chronically absent # 286 268 319 500
DedhamChronically absent % 9.8% 9.4% 11.4% 18.9%
Students Incl    
Chronically absent #    
Select a Comparable DistrictChronically absent %    
Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 937,090
Chronically absent # 129,734 123,617 136,352 165,632
StateChronically absent % 12.9% 12.3% 13.5% 17.7%

Percentage of students suspended in-school at least once
20162017201820192020
Students Incl2,8242,7672,7772,7692,798
In-school # 4 3 47 33 5
DedhamIn-school % 0.1% 0.1% 1.7% 1.2% 0.2%
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 Incl2,8242,7672,7772,7692,798
Out-of-school # 32 43 69 100 81
DedhamOut-of-school % 1.1% 1.6% 2.5% 3.6% 2.9%
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
201620172018201920202021
# Dropouts 3 6 5 12 5 9
Dedham% Dropouts 0.4% 0.8% 0.7% 1.6% 0.7% 1.3%
# Dropouts      
Select a Comparable District% Dropouts      
# Dropouts 5,523 5,172 5,408 5,186 4,501 4,297
State% Dropouts 1.9% 1.8% 1.9% 1.8% 1.6% 1.5%

4-year cohort graduation rate
20162017201820192020
Students Incl192198171193205
Dedham% Graduated (4 Yrs)91.7%92.9%88.9%90.7%93.2%
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
201720182019
Students Incl198171193
Dedham% Graduated (5 Yrs)95.5%91.8%92.7%
Students Incl   
Select a Comparable District% Graduated (5 Yrs)   
Students Incl73,24974,64175,067
State% Graduated (5 Yrs)90.1%89.7%90.1%

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