Massachusetts School and District Profiles

Somerville

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Student attendance (% of students absent 10 or more days each year)
201520162017201820192020
Students Incl 5,287 5,245 5,297 5,136 5,171 5,147
Absent 10+ days # 1,883 1,712 1,970 1,772 1,966 1,014
SomervilleAbsent 10+ days % 35.6% 32.6% 37.2% 34.5% 38.0% 19.7%
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
Absent 10+ days # 322,733 307,096 335,633 336,465 338,673 154,903
StateAbsent 10+ days % 32.0% 30.5% 33.3% 34.1% 34.5% 16.0%

Chronically absent rate (% of students absent 10% or more each year)
201520162017201820192020
Students Incl 5,287 5,245 5,297 5,136 5,171 5,147
Chronically absent # 819 718 892 772 739 811
SomervilleChronically absent % 15.5% 13.7% 16.8% 15.0% 14.3% 15.8%
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
Chronically absent # 129,734 123,617 136,352 130,217 126,575 125,998
StateChronically absent % 12.9% 12.3% 13.5% 13.2% 12.9% 13.0%

Percentage of students suspended in-school at least once
20162017201820192020
Students Incl5,1785,2185,1035,1615,189
In-school # 155 114 101 71 18
SomervilleIn-school % 3.0% 2.2% 2.0% 1.4% 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 Incl5,1785,2185,1035,1615,189
Out-of-school # 132 105 109 110 49
SomervilleOut-of-school % 2.5% 2.0% 2.1% 2.1% 0.9%
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
201520162017201820192020
# Dropouts 48 24 29 22 14 26
Somerville% Dropouts 3.7% 1.9% 2.2% 1.7% 1.1% 2.0%
# 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 Incl335329288341342
Somerville% Graduated (4 Yrs)81.5%84.2%83.7%85.0%88.0%
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 Incl334335329288341
Somerville% Graduated (5 Yrs)83.5%85.7%88.1%87.8%89.4%
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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