Student poverty-rate by school district in Massachusetts 2008

Last week the United States Census Bureau released student poverty rates for school districts in the United States. Below are the numbers for school districts in Massachusetts. You can view and order the statistics for districts in all states here.

To learn more about the student poverty rate read the post on the 2007 data.

# District Population Students Poverty Rate
1 Medfield 12,454 3,044 46 1.51%
2 Norfolk 10,614 1,272 20 1.57%
3 Southborough 9,177 1,513 25 1.65%
4 Hopkinton 13,492 3,036 53 1.75%
5 Westford 20,982 4,670 82 1.76%
6 Needham 28,899 5,358 100 1.87%
7 Richmond 1,538 157 3 1.91%
8 Westwood 14,325 2,789 56 2.01%
9 Northboro-Southboro 23,822 1,044 21 2.01%
10 Harvard 6,251 1,194 24 2.01%
11 Wayland 13,244 2,769 57 2.06%
12 Northborough 14,645 2,272 47 2.07%
13 Boxford 8,064 1,105 23 2.08%
14 Boylston 4,189 429 9 2.1%
15 Acton 20,554 2,660 58 2.18%
16 Topsfield 6,252 780 17 2.18%
17 Wellesley 27,445 4,668 105 2.25%
18 Sherborn 4,246 512 12 2.34%
19 Acton-Boxborough 25,475 2,139 50 2.34%
20 Franklin 29,997 6,119 147 2.4%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
21 Sudbury 17,026 3,001 72 2.4%
22 Concord-Carlisle 21,948 1,079 26 2.41%
23 Duxbury 14,828 3,031 75 2.47%
24 Dover 5,640 713 18 2.52%
25 Lincoln-Sudbury 25,170 1,259 32 2.54%
26 Masconomet 22,199 1,726 45 2.61%
27 Lexington 30,688 6,158 162 2.63%
28 Longmeadow 15,791 2,907 78 2.68%
29 Nashoba 16,972 3,210 86 2.68%
30 Reading 23,969 4,447 120 2.7%
31 Bedford 12,733 2,089 57 2.73%
32 Norwell 10,162 1,970 54 2.74%
33 Edgartown 3,915 365 10 2.74%
34 King Philip 29,121 2,155 59 2.74%
35 Lincoln 8,144 1,327 37 2.79%
36 Medway 12,632 2,865 80 2.79%
37 Carlisle 4,769 824 23 2.79%
38 Hopedale 6,173 1,070 30 2.8%
39 Winchester 21,038 3,742 105 2.81%
40 Holliston 13,952 3,062 86 2.81%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
41 Groton-Dunstable 12,512 2,870 81 2.82%
42 Weston 11,595 2,376 68 2.86%
43 Westborough 18,809 3,643 105 2.88%
44 Hingham 20,691 3,803 110 2.89%
45 Nauset-Providencetown In Truro (7-12) 2,074 103 3 2.91%
46 Wachusett 38,638 7,450 219 2.94%
47 Hanover 13,700 2,745 81 2.95%
48 Berlin-Boylston 6,676 440 13 2.95%
49 Cohasset 7,368 1,476 44 2.98%
50 Mendon-Upton 11,512 2,145 65 3.03%
51 Shrewsbury 33,067 5,382 164 3.05%
52 Littleton 8,274 1,519 47 3.09%
53 Dover-Sherborn 9,886 1,095 34 3.11%
54 Lynnfield 11,750 2,022 63 3.12%
55 Concord 17,179 2,404 77 3.2%
56 Scituate 18,590 3,233 104 3.22%
57 Walpole 23,161 4,306 141 3.27%
58 Andover 32,550 6,581 217 3.3%
59 Lanesborough 3,109 269 9 3.35%
60 Grafton 15,566 2,630 89 3.38%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
61 Hamilton-Wenham 13,205 2,328 79 3.39%
62 Whately 1,567 117 4 3.42%
63 Sharon 17,665 3,991 137 3.43%
64 Pelham 1,428 116 4 3.45%
65 Plympton 2,744 318 11 3.46%
66 Plainville 7,796 862 30 3.48%
67 Sutton 8,622 1,721 60 3.49%
68 Chelmsford 33,982 6,076 213 3.51%
69 Pentucket 16,619 3,423 121 3.53%
70 Georgetown 7,510 1,411 50 3.54%
71 Mattapoisett 6,523 618 22 3.56%
72 Quabbin 14,887 3,126 112 3.58%
73 Millis 8,019 1,454 52 3.58%
74 Arlington 42,854 5,125 188 3.67%
75 Petersham 1,233 108 4 3.7%
76 Wilmington 21,597 4,107 152 3.7%
77 Southampton 5,484 514 19 3.7%
78 Wakefield 25,076 3,939 147 3.73%
79 Manchester Essex Regional School District 8,648 1,524 57 3.74%
80 North Reading 13,989 2,692 101 3.75%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
81 Douglas 7,363 1,438 54 3.76%
82 Belmont 24,459 3,996 152 3.8%
83 Natick 32,523 4,937 188 3.81%
84 Milton 26,447 5,022 192 3.82%
85 Up-Island Regional 3,786 414 16 3.86%
86 Dudley-Charlton Reg 22,260 4,264 165 3.87%
87 Newton 84,750 13,160 510 3.88%
88 Tewksbury 29,167 5,096 200 3.92%
89 Conway 1,814 153 6 3.92%
90 West Boylston 7,818 1,217 48 3.94%
91 Chesterfield-Goshen 2,160 173 7 4.05%
92 Halifax 7,805 765 31 4.05%
93 Rochester 4,767 516 21 4.07%
94 Middleton 7,884 760 31 4.08%
95 Easton 22,764 3,721 153 4.11%
96 Lunenburg 9,825 1,791 74 4.13%
97 Foxborough 16,486 3,143 131 4.17%
98 Berlin 2,487 240 10 4.17%
99 Mansfield 22,881 4,541 190 4.18%
100 Ashburnham-Westminster 13,015 2,591 110 4.25%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
101 North Andover 26,952 4,755 203 4.27%
102 Old Rochester 16,622 1,233 53 4.3%
103 Bellingham 15,540 2,998 129 4.3%
104 Boxborough 4,921 710 31 4.37%
105 Melrose 27,432 4,081 179 4.39%
106 Lakeville 10,221 794 35 4.41%
107 Westhampton 1,494 135 6 4.44%
108 Auburn 16,618 2,648 118 4.46%
109 Swampscott 18,369 2,617 117 4.47%
110 Canton 21,082 3,546 160 4.51%
111 Ashland 14,835 2,506 113 4.51%
112 Burlington 23,127 3,747 169 4.51%
113 North Middlesex 23,439 5,232 237 4.53%
114 Brewster 10,042 680 31 4.56%
115 Billerica 39,409 7,208 329 4.56%
116 Danvers 25,446 4,223 194 4.59%
117 Nauset 24,508 1,631 76 4.66%
118 Brookline 57,948 6,785 319 4.7%
119 Granby 6,242 998 47 4.71%
120 Leicester 10,943 2,010 95 4.73%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
121 Bridgewater-Raynham 38,194 6,046 288 4.76%
122 Marblehead 20,744 3,323 159 4.78%
123 Berkley 5,869 916 44 4.8%
124 Uxbridge 11,659 2,265 109 4.81%
125 Hatfield 3,306 426 21 4.93%
126 Abington 15,199 2,573 127 4.94%
127 Sandwich 20,029 3,657 181 4.95%
128 Nantucket 11,215 1,527 76 4.98%
129 Braintree 34,328 5,450 274 5.03%
130 Hampshire 11,608 768 39 5.08%
131 Blackstone-Millville 12,048 2,403 122 5.08%
132 Dedham 23,810 3,729 191 5.12%
133 Williamsburg 2,470 194 10 5.15%
134 East Bridgewater 13,502 2,541 131 5.16%
135 Granville 1,538 212 11 5.19%
136 Carver 11,617 2,189 114 5.21%
137 Hampden-Wilbraham 18,833 3,565 186 5.22%
138 Stoneham 22,463 3,307 174 5.26%
139 Silver Lake 22,809 1,607 85 5.29%
140 West Bridgewater 6,904 1,055 56 5.31%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
141 Tyngsborough 11,203 2,329 124 5.32%
142 Wrentham 10,710 1,314 70 5.33%
143 Lee 6,074 861 46 5.34%
144 North Brookfield 4,894 972 52 5.35%
145 Whitman-Hanson 24,328 4,500 241 5.36%
146 Seekonk 13,705 2,461 132 5.36%
147 Southwick-Tolland 10,891 1,759 95 5.4%
148 Berkshire Hills 10,755 1,519 82 5.4%
149 Shirley 7,700 758 41 5.41%
150 Pembroke 17,616 3,308 179 5.41%
151 North Attleborough 27,709 4,970 271 5.45%
152 Marshfield 25,314 4,475 246 5.5%
153 Freetown-Lakeville 18,870 1,995 110 5.51%
154 Newburyport 17,499 2,447 137 5.6%
155 Shutesbury 1,811 175 10 5.71%
156 Northbridge 13,777 2,533 146 5.76%
157 Southern Berkshire 7,324 1,050 61 5.81%
158 Plymouth 53,805 9,313 541 5.81%
159 Eastham 5,424 291 17 5.84%
160 Somerset 24,483 3,024 177 5.85%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
161 Freetown 8,649 562 33 5.87%
162 Quaboag Regional 8,967 1,609 95 5.9%
163 Dracut 28,875 5,256 314 5.97%
164 Williamstown 8,077 434 26 5.99%
165 Millbury 13,361 2,103 127 6.04%
166 Amesbury 16,748 3,030 183 6.04%
167 Hancock 689 66 4 6.06%
168 Rockport 7,907 1,223 75 6.13%
169 Leverett 1,703 130 8 6.15%
170 East Longmeadow 14,243 2,440 152 6.23%
171 Marion 5,332 561 35 6.24%
172 Nahant 3,697 271 17 6.27%
173 Sturbridge 8,191 822 52 6.33%
174 Maynard 10,547 1,673 106 6.34%
175 Belchertown 13,200 2,169 139 6.41%
176 Norwood 29,009 4,193 270 6.44%
177 Mount Greylock 11,186 605 39 6.45%
178 Spencer-E Brookfield 14,410 2,431 157 6.46%
179 Frontier 11,932 676 44 6.51%
180 Weymouth 54,785 8,323 543 6.52%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
181 Dighton-Rehoboth 16,688 3,098 203 6.55%
182 Norton 18,412 3,184 210 6.6%
183 Kingston 12,259 1,304 86 6.6%
184 Ayer-Lundenburg In Shirley (9-12) 7,700 227 15 6.61%
185 Brookfield 3,189 312 21 6.73%
186 Triton 20,405 3,682 249 6.76%
187 Holbrook 10,944 1,816 123 6.77%
188 Central Berkshire 13,230 2,259 153 6.77%
189 Beverly 40,580 5,836 395 6.77%
190 Milford 27,925 4,505 306 6.79%
191 Peabody 48,996 7,506 511 6.81%
192 South Hadley 17,508 2,124 146 6.87%
193 Tantasqua 18,938 1,537 107 6.96%
194 Chatham 6,592 572 40 6.99%
195 Narragansett 8,802 1,624 114 7.02%
196 Saugus 26,548 3,839 271 7.06%
197 Westport 14,479 2,253 159 7.06%
198 Acushnet 10,373 1,236 88 7.12%
199 Savoy 676 56 4 7.14%
200 Brimfield 3,373 349 25 7.16%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
201 Fairhaven-New Bedford In Acushnet (9-12) 10,373 500 36 7.2%
202 Middleborough 20,753 3,896 282 7.24%
203 Stoughton 27,550 4,517 332 7.35%
204 Swansea 16,232 2,590 191 7.37%
205 Hudson 18,312 3,096 229 7.4%
206 Farmington River Regional 2,099 297 22 7.41%
207 Hadley 4,879 603 45 7.46%
208 Dartmouth 31,305 4,558 340 7.46%
209 Woburn 37,666 5,608 422 7.52%
210 Wales 1,755 159 12 7.55%
211 Winchendon 10,045 2,120 160 7.55%
212 Ipswich 13,221 2,126 161 7.57%
213 Gateway 8,939 1,516 116 7.65%
214 Deerfield 4,763 353 27 7.65%
215 Rockland 18,389 3,195 245 7.67%
216 Mashpee 12,877 2,025 157 7.75%
217 Sunderland 3,788 238 19 7.98%
218 Pioneer Valley 6,647 1,032 87 8.43%
219 Agawam 28,428 4,197 355 8.46%
220 Randolph 31,420 5,285 448 8.48%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
221 Ludlow 21,423 3,056 259 8.48%
222 Watertown 33,348 3,066 261 8.51%
223 Waltham 59,876 6,259 533 8.52%
224 Clinton 14,041 2,190 190 8.68%
225 Northampton 29,497 3,050 265 8.69%
226 Amherst-Pelham 40,441 1,726 152 8.81%
227 Orleans 6,307 279 25 8.96%
228 Oxford 13,954 2,520 227 9.01%
229 Leominster 43,166 7,280 657 9.02%
230 Ayer 7,367 1,212 110 9.08%
231 Amherst 35,499 1,505 137 9.1%
232 Mohawk Trail 11,142 1,533 140 9.13%
233 Monson 8,444 1,431 131 9.15%
234 Hull 11,500 1,709 160 9.36%
235 Attleboro 42,945 7,204 679 9.43%
236 Methuen 44,578 7,669 731 9.53%
237 Harwich 12,320 1,467 140 9.54%
238 Gloucester 30,819 4,651 449 9.65%
239 Avon 4,509 749 73 9.75%
240 Medford 56,248 7,155 701 9.8%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
241 Lenox 4,868 707 70 9.9%
242 Falmouth 32,486 4,420 440 9.95%
243 Truro 2,074 140 14 10%
244 Marlborough 36,653 5,767 584 10.13%
245 Framingham 67,644 9,824 1,004 10.22%
246 Gardner 21,707 3,524 365 10.36%
247 Erving 1,471 115 12 10.43%
248 Athol-Royalston 13,117 2,411 257 10.66%
249 Bourne 18,621 2,436 262 10.76%
250 Dennis-Yarmouth 40,563 4,401 476 10.82%
251 Clarksburg 1,617 184 20 10.87%
252 Holland 2,431 282 31 10.99%
253 Cambridge 102,467 9,148 1,007 11.01%
254 Wareham 21,163 3,576 399 11.16%
255 Fairhaven 16,496 2,561 289 11.28%
256 Haverhill 60,032 10,261 1,167 11.37%
257 Winthrop 19,441 2,451 279 11.38%
258 Somerville 78,451 7,843 898 11.45%
259 Hawlemont 1,699 147 17 11.56%
260 Webster 17,156 2,616 305 11.66%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
261 Quincy 89,325 10,764 1,292 12%
262 New Salem-Wendell 1,920 150 18 12%
263 Barnstable 47,566 6,666 821 12.32%
264 Florida 741 89 11 12.36%
265 Gosnold 89 8 1 12.5%
266 Marthas Vineyard 15,438 579 73 12.61%
267 Wellfleet 2,734 119 15 12.61%
268 Salem 41,135 5,592 733 13.11%
269 Adams-Cheshire 12,383 1,764 236 13.38%
270 Palmer 12,623 2,214 297 13.41%
271 Westfield 40,477 6,469 877 13.56%
272 Ware 9,882 1,481 204 13.77%
273 Easthampton 16,281 2,069 286 13.82%
274 Fitchburg 40,866 7,141 1,006 14.09%
275 Taunton 57,143 9,264 1,312 14.16%
276 Brockton 98,142 18,323 2,598 14.18%
277 Rowe 352 21 3 14.29%
278 Pittsfield 45,441 6,386 924 14.47%
279 Ralph C Mahar 10,692 780 114 14.62%
280 Orange 7,539 700 103 14.71%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
281 Mount Greylock-New Lebanon Ny In Hancock (9-12) 689 34 5 14.71%
282 Oak Bluffs 3,847 375 56 14.93%
283 Provincetown 3,413 178 27 15.17%
284 Gill-Montague 11,329 1,412 218 15.44%
285 Southbridge 17,991 3,088 477 15.45%
286 Malden 56,963 7,799 1,216 15.59%
287 Worcester 180,437 28,300 4,606 16.28%
288 Tisbury 3,890 340 58 17.06%
289 West Springfield 28,182 4,427 757 17.1%
290 Everett 38,454 5,875 1,016 17.29%
291 Lowell 106,320 20,264 3,520 17.37%
292 Greenfield 18,219 2,352 449 19.09%
293 Chicopee 55,206 8,463 1,641 19.39%
294 Lynn 90,655 16,650 3,237 19.44%
295 Fall River 93,854 15,219 3,176 20.87%
296 Revere 50,222 7,017 1,488 21.21%
297 Boston 625,761 82,611 19,320 23.39%
298 New Bedford 95,723 15,893 3,833 24.12%
299 Lawrence 73,341 15,721 3,934 25.02%
300 North Adams 16,434 2,091 533 25.49%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
301 Chelsea 37,260 6,587 1,759 26.7%
302 Springfield 153,618 29,242 8,924 30.52%
303 Holyoke 40,241 7,742 2,889 37.32%