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slides: See the List: 25 Central MA Schools with Worst Chronic Absentee Problem

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

 

The percentage of students that are chronically absent from school in Worcester is nearly 20 percent. Chronic absenteeism refers to students that miss 10% or more of the school year.

SEE BELOW: The 25 Central MA Schools with Worst Chronic Absenteeism Problem

Over the past two school years, the percentage of students in Massachusetts that are chronically absent from school is 12.5 percent. 

Through 2013-2014 school year statistics from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, GoLocalWorcester has put together a list of the 25 secondary schools in Central Massachusetts with the worst chronic absenteeism problem.

Of the 25 schools chronic absenteeism issues, six of them are located in Worcester.

To see all 25 schools, see the slides below:

 

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#25

School: Clinton Senior High

City/Town: Clinton, MA

Average # of Absences: 9.7

Absent 10 or More Days: 41

% Chronically Absent: 16.9%

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#24

School: Webster Middle School

City/Town: Webster, MA

Average # of Absences: 9.4

Absent 10 or More Days: 34.3

% Chronically Absent: 17.1%

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School: Tantasqua Regional High School 

City/Town: Fiskdale, MA

Average # of Absences: 10.8

Absent 10 or More Days: 37.8

% Chronically Absent: 17.2%

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#22

School: Fitchburg Memorial Intermediate

City/Town: Fitchburg, MA

Average # of Absences: 9.8

Absent 10 or More Days: 40.8

% Chronically Absent: 17.6%

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#21

School: Grafton High School

City/Town: Grafton, MA

Average # of Absences: 11.9

Absent 10 or More Days: 37.5

% Chronically Absent: 17.7%

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#20

School: Claremont Academy

City/Town: Worcester, MA

Average # of Absences: 10.4

Absent 10 or More Days: 39.7

% Chronically Absent: 18%

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#19

School: Blackstone -Millville Regional High School

City/Town: Blackstone, MA

Average # of Absences: 10.8

Absent 10 or More Days: 41.8

% Chronically Absent: 18%

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#18

School: Gardner High School

City/Town: Gardner, MA

Average # of Absences: 10.6

Absent 10 or More Days: 40.8

% Chronically Absent: 18.4%

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#17

School: Milford High School

City/Town: Milford, MA

Average # of Absences: 11.3

Absent 10 or More Days: 34.1

% Chronically Absent: 18.5%

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#16

School: Sullivan Middle School

City/Town: Worcester, MA

Average # of Absences: 11.6

Absent 10 or More Days: 40.6

% Chronically Absent: 19.4%

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#15

School: Athol-Royalston Middle School

City/Town: Athol, MA

Average # of Absences: 11.1

Absent 10 or More Days: 41.8

% Chronically Absent: 19.5%

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#14

School: Murdock High School

City/Town: Winchendon, MA

Average # of Absences: 13.2

Absent 10 or More Days: 39.6

% Chronically Absent: 20.5%

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#13

School: Doherty Memorial High School

City/Town: Worcester, MA

Average # of Absences: 11.3

Absent 10 or More Days: 42.5

% Chronically Absent: 20.9%

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#12

School: Leominster High School

City/Town: Leominster, MA

Average # of Absences: 11.2

Absent 10 or More Days: 41

% Chronically Absent: 21.3

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#11

School: Arthur M Longsjo Middle School

City/Town: Fitchburg, MA

Average # of Absences: 10

Absent 10 or More Days: 41

% Chronically Absent: 22.3

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#10

School: Marlborough High School

City/Town: Marlborough, MA

Average # of Absences: 13.4

Absent 10 or More Days: 37.3

% Chronically Absent: 22.4

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#9

School: Quabbin Regional High School 

City/Town: Barre, MA

Average # of Absences: 13.3

Absent 10 or More Days: 44.3

% Chronically Absent: 24.7%

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#8

School: Burncoat Senior High School

City/Town: Worcester, MA

Average # of Absences: 13.9

Absent 10 or More Days: 47.7

% Chronically Absent: 27%

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#7

School: Bartlett High School

City/Town: Webster, MA

Average # of Absences: 12.9

Absent 10 or More Days: 43.5

% Chronically Absent: 27.4%

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#6

School: Goodrich Academy

City/Town: Fitchburg, MA

Average # of Absences: 8.1

Absent 10 or More Days: 27.5

% Chronically Absent: 29.8%

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#5

School: Athol High

City/Town: Athol, MA

Average # of Absences: 15.3

Absent 10 or More Days: 52.9

% Chronically Absent: 30.2

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#4

School: South High School

City/Town: Worcester, MA

Average # of Absences: 15.4

Absent 10 or More Days: 52.2

% Chronically Absent: 30.8%

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#3

School: North High School

City/Town: Worcester, MA

Average # of Absences: 16.1

Absent 10 or More Days: 54

% Chronically Absent: 31.7%

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#2

School: Southbridge Middle/High School

City/Town: Southbridge, MA

Average # of Absences: 15

Absent 10 or More Days: 55.3

% Chronically Absent: 34

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School: Fitchburg High School

City/Town: Fitchburg, MA

Average # of Absences: 17

Absent 10 or More Days: 58

% Chronically Absent: 36.6%

 
 

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