Massachusetts School and District Profiles

Lowell

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Student attendance (% of students absent 10 or more days each year)
2015201620172018201920202021
Students Incl 15,153 15,405 15,426 15,523 15,483 15,027 14,375
Absent 10+ days # 5,504 5,189 5,673 5,895 6,242 2,923 3,144
LowellAbsent 10+ days % 36.3% 33.7% 36.8% 38.0% 40.3% 19.5% 21.9%
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 15,153 15,405 15,426 15,523 15,483 15,027 14,375
Chronically absent # 2,567 2,355 2,467 2,537 2,655 2,612 3,248
LowellChronically absent % 16.9% 15.3% 16.0% 16.3% 17.1% 17.4% 22.6%
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 Incl15,32915,32415,61515,62015,392
In-school # 579 565 547 413 255
LowellIn-school % 3.8% 3.7% 3.5% 2.6% 1.7%
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 Incl15,32915,32415,61515,62015,392
Out-of-school # 892 894 797 859 513
LowellOut-of-school % 5.8% 5.8% 5.1% 5.5% 3.3%
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 55 58 40 91 121 102
Lowell% Dropouts 1.8% 1.8% 1.2% 2.8% 3.7% 3.3%
# Dropouts      
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# 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 Incl755782838851863
Lowell% Graduated (4 Yrs)78.8%82.4%79.6%78.0%80.9%
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 Incl674755782838851
Lowell% Graduated (5 Yrs)82.9%81.9%84.5%83.8%81.7%
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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