In addition to the four-year graduation rates, the Massachusetts DESE also released the annual dropout data. During the 2012-13 school year, 4.8% of Lynn high school students dropped out compared to 4.1% in 2011-12.
Statewide, the annual dropout rate was 2.2%, down from 2.5% in 2011-12.
At the individual school level, both Classical and Lynn English's annual dropout rate increased over the previous year while Lynn Tech and Fecteau-Leary's both decreased.
Among the Commissioner's ten urban districts, three saw their annual dropout rate increase (Fall River, Holyoke and Lynn). Springfield, on the other hand saw a 3.5-point decrease in its annual dropout rate. The Lawrence public school district, which is current a Level 5 district in state receivership, saw a 0.1% decrease in its dropout rate.
All data taken from: www.doe.mass.edu