On February 10, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reported the annual dropout rates for the Massachusetts as well as the individual districts and schools for the 2010-11 school year. Below are the dropout and graduation rates for the urban districts in the state.
|Dropout Rate||Graduation Rate|
Statewide the dropout rate decreased from 2.9 to 2.7% while the graduation rate increased from 82.1% to 83.4%. Lynn's dropout rate in 2010-11 was 4.6% which is a decrease of 0.8% from 2009-10; the graduation rate increased by 0.1% from the previous year. Lynn's total high school enrollment in 2010-11 was 4,003 so a 4.6% dropout rate means that 184 students dropped out. In terms of the individual high schools, both Lynn English and Lynn Classical had a 3.9% dropout rate while Lynn Tech had a 4.6% dropout rate (down from 7.1%). Among the urban districts, Lynn ranked second in the dropout category behind Worcester and fifth in the graduation rate category.
*For last year's figures, see here.
*All Data Taken From: www.doe.mass.edu