Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Lynn Public School District Student Demographics 2015-16

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recently published the 2014-15 demographic reports for public school districts in the state. Per the DESE data, there are 15,098 students enrolled in the Lynn Public School district (which does not include those enrolled in charter school) as of October 1, 2015. This is an increase of 227 from October 1, 2014.

Kindergarten enrollment as of October 1, 2015 is down from 2014 with 130 less students enrolled in kindergarten in LPS.




Still, enrollment in LPS overall has been steadily on the rise over the last few school years. The student populations at Lynn Classical, Lynn English and Lynn Tech (combined) is up 2.7% this year compared to school year 2014-15.



From school year 2010-11 to 2015-16, student enrollment in LPS has increased 11.4%.


In terms of the race/ethnicity, the breakdown for the Lynn Public School system as a whole is as follows (the numbers in parentheses represent the percent change from school year 2014-15):

  • African American/Black: 10.1% (-0.6)
  • Asian: 9.1% (-0.1)
  • Hispanic/Latino: 58.2% (+1.8)
  • Native American: 0.3% (0)
  • White: 18.3% (-1.3)
  • Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic: 3.9% (+0.2)

In terms of special populations, LPS is comprised of a significant number of students who speak English as a second language as well as low income students.

  • First Language not English: 54.0% (-0.1)
  • English Language Learner: 19.5% (+0.7)
  • Special Education: 15.4% (0)

Additionally, the Lynn Public School district's student population is 52.9% male and 47.1% female.


Below is a breakdown of the special populations listed above by individual school. The plus or minus numbers in the 'Total Enrollment' column is the change from 2014-15.

Key
FLnE = First Language not English
ELL = English Language Learner




FLnE*
ELL*
Special Education
Total Enrollment
Aborn
21.2%
5.1%
9%
255 (-3)
Brickett
41.2%
17.9%
8.6%
291 (0)
Callahan
33.8%
10.3%
20.5%
497 (+1)
Cobbet
69.9%
38.3%
9.8%
601 (+6)
Connery
69%
33.9%
6.1%
635 (+24)
Drewicz
64.2%
33.4%
5.9%
506  (-5)
Early Childhood Ctr
50.4%
33.1%
17.6%
278 (-8)
Fallon
23.1%
1.9%
 100%
 52 (+12)
Ford
67.1%
34.1%
5.9%
507 (-19)
Harrington
61.4%
31.2%
13.1%
642 (-14)
Hood 
45.8%
20.1%
7.6%
487 (+33)
Ingalls
55.5%
27%
10%
688 (-50)
Lincoln-Thomson
37.2%
16.9%
5.7%
261 (-31)
Lynn Woods
9.3%
2.5%
16.8%
161 (-7)
Sewell Anderson
32%
15.4%
23.5%
272 (-25)
Shoemaker
21.7%
2%
38.5%
304 (+6)
Sisson
28.2%
8.6%
13.3%
443 (-11)
Tracy
63.2%
38%
5%
424 (+21)
Washington
57.2%
31.7%
9%
467 (+17)










Breed
60%
10.1%
16.3%
1,239 (+42)
Marshall
63%
14.8%
15.3%
1,066 (+65)
Pickering
31.4%
1%
19.7%
618 (-29)










Lynn Classical
56.5%
15.2%
14.5%
1,640 (+29)
Lynn English
59.1%
19.1%
13.3%
1,646 (+30)
Lynn Tech
61.7%
11.3%
28.4%
906 (+51)
Fecteau-Leary 
66.5%
34%
26.4%
212 (+93)
 


All Data Taken from: www.doe.mass.edu

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