Friday, January 22, 2016

Lynn Graduation Rates 2015

On January 22, 2016, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recently reported graduation rates for the Class of 2015. Statewide, the four-year graduation rate was 87.3% for students entering 9th grade for the first time in 2011. Since 2006, the graduation rate in Massachusetts has increased 9.3%.

In Lynn, the 2015 graduation rate was lower than the state's grad rate at 74.9%. Compared to a decade ago, however, the graduation rate has increased 16.3%.

Among the ten Commissioner's Districts, Lynn had the 4th highest graduation rate. 

At the subgroup level, graduation rates at both the state level and in Lynn varied.

*ELL = English Language Learner
*SWD = Students with Disabilities

Both Lynn Classical and Lynn Tech graduated 100% of their Asian students.

At the individual school level in Lynn, graduation rates also varied slightly.

From 2014 to 2015, Lynn Tech had a 10% increase in its graduation rate while Fecteau-Leary reported a 6.6% increase. Lynn Classical and Lynn English both saw decreases in their graduation rates (-2.5% and -0.64% respectively). 

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