Grade retention rates by school district (2002-2017) in Massachusetts

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Definitions:

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education defines a student retention as a student who was reported to have repeated the grade in which he or she was enrolled during the previous school year.

Rate – Number of students per 100 enrolled.

NA – The district did not have students in that school year.

Data Source:

From the Mass. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Student Attendance and Retention Report

http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/indicators.aspx

 

Footnotes:

Updated November 2018 with data as of September 2017

Beginning in 2018, the Mass. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education began publishing enhanced retention reports with data by grade and student group. This series has been split to maintain consistency.