Massachusetts School and District Profiles

Worcester

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Student attendance (% of students absent 10 or more days each year)
20152016201720212022
Students Incl 27,800 27,563 27,969 25,234 25,856
Absent 10+ days # 9,025 8,923 10,222 5,771 13,828
WorcesterAbsent 10+ days % 32.5% 32.4% 36.5% 22.9% 53.5%
Students Incl     
Absent 10+ days #     
Select a Comparable DistrictAbsent 10+ days %     
Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 937,090 947,168
Absent 10+ days # 322,733 307,096 335,633 280,540 529,443
StateAbsent 10+ days % 32.0% 30.5% 33.3% 29.9% 55.9%

Chronically absent rate (% of students absent 10% or more each year)
20152016201720212022
Students Incl 27,800 27,563 27,969 25,234 25,856
Chronically absent # 4,086 4,085 4,722 3,752 7,777
WorcesterChronically absent % 14.7% 14.8% 16.9% 14.9% 30.1%
Students Incl     
Chronically absent #     
Select a Comparable DistrictChronically absent %     
Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 937,090 947,168
Chronically absent # 129,734 123,617 136,352 165,632 262,191
StateChronically absent % 12.9% 12.3% 13.5% 17.7% 27.7%

Percentage of students suspended in-school at least once
20162017201820192020
Students Incl27,16527,48527,58627,16026,441
In-school # 750 673 902 662 458
WorcesterIn-school % 2.8% 2.4% 3.3% 2.4% 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 Incl27,16527,48527,58627,16026,441
Out-of-school # 1,259 1,251 1,528 1,099 748
WorcesterOut-of-school % 4.6% 4.6% 5.5% 4.0% 2.8%
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 132 154 166 184 124 83
Worcester% Dropouts 1.9% 2.2% 2.3% 2.6% 1.7% 1.1%
# 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 Incl1,7951,7591,9701,8761,838
Worcester% Graduated (4 Yrs)81.9%83.3%83.5%83.6%87.3%
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 Incl1,7591,9701,876
Worcester% Graduated (5 Yrs)87.1%86.5%87.2%
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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