On January 27th, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the 2014 graduation rates at the district level. In 2014, Lynn's four-year graduation rate was 75.8%, an increase of 0.1% from 2013.
At the subgroup level, Lynn reported a 70.6% graduation rate for males compared to 81% for female students. English Language Learner students had a 56.9% graduation rate and students with disabilities 52.5%
Overall, the statewide four-year graduation rate was 86.1%, up 1.1% from the previous year.
Graduation rates in Lynn did vary at the individual school level.
Graduation rates at Lynn Classical and Lynn Tech are down slightly from 2013 while Lynn English and Fecteau-Leary saw increases.
Below is a comparison of the graduation rates of the Commissioner's ten urban districts for 2014.
Of the urban districts, Worcester had the highest graduation rate in 2014 followed by Lynn. Lawrence, which is current under state receivership as a Level 5 district, saw a 5.6% increase in its graduation from 2013 to 2014.
All data taken from: www.doe.mass.edu