Lynnfield Among Top 20 In Mass. Graduation Rate


Lynnfield is among the top 20 school districts in Massachusetts when it comes to high school graduation rates, according to data from the state department of education.

In a table on the state DOE website, Lynnfield has a 97.2% high school graduation rate. Elsewhere on the North Shore, Masconomet had a 99.1% rate, trailing only three charter schools that each had 100% rates.

For 2011, Lynnfield had a 1.1% dropout rate while 0% of students got their GED, out of a total of 179 students in the graduating class.

In contrast, state leaders in high school dropout rates such as Holyoke, Springfield and Lawrence were all in the 25% vicinity. In Massachusetts, the statewide high school graduation rate for 2011 was 83.4%.

Nearby, North Reading had a 91.8% graduation rate last year, Wakefield was at 93.1%, Reading was 95.9%, Peabody was 80.8%, and Lynn was 68.6%.

The full table with all districts’ information can be viewed here.

Gerry MacDonald November 28, 2012 at 04:11 PM
Sounds like LYNNFIELD schools are doing great


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