Student poverty in Massachusetts in 2009

The following table shows the poverty rate for student-aged population in Massachusetts in 2009.

Student poverty rate by school district for all states.

# District Population Students Poverty Rate
1 Norfolk School District 10,738 1,304 19 1.46%
2 Westford School District 21,331 4,660 84 1.8%
3 Richmond School District 1,554 164 3 1.83%
4 Westwood School District 14,466 2,843 60 2.11%
5 Needham School District 29,630 5,479 128 2.34%
6 Medfield School District 12,574 3,108 73 2.35%
7 Wayland School District 13,452 2,759 65 2.36%
8 Southborough School District 9,410 1,558 37 2.37%
9 Topsfield School District 6,303 777 19 2.45%
10 Wellesley School District 27,264 4,755 119 2.5%
11 Carlisle School District 4,842 820 21 2.56%
12 Acton School District 20,873 2,655 68 2.56%
13 Northborough School District 15,016 2,338 60 2.57%
14 Norwell School District 10,284 2,016 52 2.58%
15 Sudbury School District 17,297 2,995 78 2.6%
16 Northborough-Southborough School District 24,426 1,075 28 2.6%
17 Acton-Boxborough School District 25,876 2,138 56 2.62%
18 Edgartown School District 4,018 373 10 2.68%
19 Boylston School District 4,292 442 12 2.71%
20 Bedford School District 13,062 2,092 58 2.77%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
21 Concord-Carlisle School District 22,320 1,075 30 2.79%
22 Groton-Dunstable School District 12,707 2,860 80 2.8%
23 Hopkinton School District 13,736 3,032 86 2.84%
24 Dover School District 5,715 730 21 2.88%
25 Hingham School District 20,940 3,896 113 2.9%
26 Lincoln-Sudbury School District 25,368 1,253 38 3.03%
27 Littleton School District 8,400 1,517 46 3.03%
28 King Philip School District 29,417 2,201 67 3.04%
29 Franklin School District 30,295 6,247 191 3.06%
30 Reading School District 24,336 4,430 136 3.07%
31 Holliston School District 14,202 3,060 95 3.1%
32 Pelham School District 1,448 128 4 3.13%
33 Sherborn School District 4,304 511 16 3.13%
34 Dover-Sherborn School District 10,019 1,106 35 3.16%
35 Concord School District 17,478 2,395 77 3.22%
36 Hopedale School District 6,207 1,086 35 3.22%
37 Duxbury School District 15,020 3,109 100 3.22%
38 Hanover School District 13,879 2,814 91 3.23%
39 Winchester School District 21,359 3,731 121 3.24%
40 Lexington School District 31,196 6,144 203 3.3%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
41 Boxford School District 8,108 1,102 37 3.36%
42 Wilmington School District 21,926 4,097 139 3.39%
43 Wachusett School District 39,617 7,670 262 3.42%
44 Longmeadow School District 16,142 2,961 102 3.44%
45 Cohasset School District 7,444 1,506 53 3.52%
46 North Reading School District 14,227 2,687 95 3.54%
47 Arlington School District 43,512 5,104 183 3.59%
48 Shrewsbury School District 33,991 5,554 203 3.66%
49 Up-Island Regional School District 3,894 429 16 3.73%
50 Tewksbury School District 29,684 5,087 190 3.74%
51 Georgetown School District 7,587 1,408 53 3.76%
52 Melrose School District 27,879 4,081 154 3.77%
53 Walpole School District 23,390 4,399 166 3.77%
54 Scituate School District 18,844 3,318 125 3.77%
55 Andover School District 32,258 6,556 247 3.77%
56 Lincoln School District 8,071 1,301 49 3.77%
57 Nauset/provincetown School Districts In Turo (7-12 2,070 103 4 3.88%
58 Weston School District 11,826 2,388 93 3.89%
59 Medway School District 12,763 2,923 114 3.9%
60 Burlington School District 23,499 3,737 147 3.93%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
61 Westborough School District 19,277 3,750 148 3.95%
62 Plympton School District 2,785 328 13 3.96%
63 Natick School District 32,928 4,923 197 4%
64 Chelmsford School District 34,530 6,063 243 4.01%
65 Sharon School District 17,899 4,084 164 4.02%
66 Mendon-Upton School District 11,791 2,208 89 4.03%
67 Ashland School District 15,086 2,500 103 4.12%
68 Millis School District 8,090 1,482 61 4.12%
69 Masconomet School District 22,359 1,714 71 4.14%
70 North Middlesex School District 23,787 5,209 216 4.15%
71 Sutton School District 8,916 1,783 75 4.21%
72 Berlin-Boylston School District 6,837 450 19 4.22%
73 Harvard School District 6,407 1,227 52 4.24%
74 Canton School District 21,278 3,617 154 4.26%
75 Mansfield School District 22,818 4,488 192 4.28%
76 Newton School District 85,784 13,080 560 4.28%
77 Nashoba School District 17,391 3,286 141 4.29%
78 Boxborough School District 5,002 708 31 4.38%
79 Conway School District 1,806 156 7 4.49%
80 Billerica School District 40,049 7,193 330 4.59%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
81 Foxborough School District 16,647 3,209 148 4.61%
82 Granville School District 1,570 216 10 4.63%
83 Plainville School District 7,875 880 41 4.66%
84 Grafton School District 15,902 2,699 126 4.67%
85 Lakeville School District 10,329 811 38 4.69%
86 Wakefield School District 25,484 3,919 184 4.7%
87 Swampscott School District 18,507 2,606 123 4.72%
88 Rochester School District 4,816 530 25 4.72%
89 Mattapoisett School District 6,592 634 30 4.73%
90 Milton School District 26,737 5,133 244 4.75%
91 Westhampton School District 1,494 147 7 4.76%
92 Chesterfield-Goshen School District 2,166 188 9 4.79%
93 Lynnfield School District 11,670 2,005 96 4.79%
94 Pentucket School District 16,720 3,398 163 4.8%
95 Quabbin School District 15,264 3,220 155 4.81%
96 Hamilton-Wenham School District 13,232 2,322 112 4.82%
97 Old Rochester School District 16,828 1,265 61 4.82%
98 Berkley School District 5,879 911 44 4.83%
99 Belmont School District 24,913 3,989 193 4.84%
100 Lunenburg School District 10,063 1,834 89 4.85%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
101 Carver School District 11,771 2,244 109 4.86%
102 Easton School District 22,826 3,705 180 4.86%
103 Brewster School District 10,032 675 33 4.89%
104 Halifax School District 7,853 780 39 5%
105 Manchester Essex Regional School District 8,714 1,514 78 5.15%
106 Bellingham School District 15,708 3,069 159 5.18%
107 West Boylston School District 8,030 1,249 65 5.2%
108 Douglas School District 7,584 1,488 78 5.24%
109 Tyngsborough School District 11,364 2,317 122 5.27%
110 Ashburnham-Westminster School District 13,324 2,667 142 5.32%
111 Abington School District 15,337 2,635 141 5.35%
112 Bridgewater-Raynham School District 38,533 6,135 332 5.41%
113 Braintree School District 34,656 5,563 304 5.46%
114 Marblehead School District 20,900 3,309 181 5.47%
115 Granby School District 6,291 1,085 60 5.53%
116 Dudley-Charlton Regional School District 22,834 4,389 243 5.54%
117 West Bridgewater School District 6,998 1,083 60 5.54%
118 Nauset School District 24,512 1,618 90 5.56%
119 Petersham School District 1,261 108 6 5.56%
120 Hampden-Wilbraham School District 19,232 3,617 202 5.58%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
121 Brookline School District 58,414 6,941 389 5.6%
122 East Bridgewater School District 13,651 2,599 146 5.62%
123 Pembroke School District 17,814 3,385 191 5.64%
124 Leicester School District 11,192 2,063 118 5.72%
125 North Andover School District 27,748 4,733 275 5.81%
126 North Attleborough School District 27,927 4,982 290 5.82%
127 Whately School District 1,566 119 7 5.88%
128 Uxbridge School District 11,955 2,331 137 5.88%
129 Freetown-Lakeville School District 19,020 2,020 119 5.89%
130 Marshfield School District 25,633 4,584 270 5.89%
131 Stoneham School District 22,800 3,303 195 5.9%
132 Silver Lake School District 23,049 1,638 97 5.92%
133 Dracut School District 29,411 5,258 312 5.93%
134 Sandwich School District 20,042 3,635 217 5.97%
135 Southampton School District 5,525 562 34 6.05%
136 Somerset School District 24,524 3,009 182 6.05%
137 Middleton School District 7,947 757 46 6.08%
138 East Longmeadow School District 14,649 2,517 155 6.16%
139 Nantucket School District 11,322 1,559 96 6.16%
140 Berlin School District 2,545 243 15 6.17%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
141 Whitman-Hanson School District 24,707 4,631 286 6.18%
142 Shutesbury School District 1,810 178 11 6.18%
143 Maynard School District 10,699 1,666 104 6.24%
144 Brookfield School District 3,262 320 20 6.25%
145 Wrentham School District 10,804 1,341 84 6.26%
146 Auburn School District 17,048 2,729 171 6.27%
147 Dedham School District 24,026 3,807 241 6.33%
148 Danvers School District 25,825 4,209 269 6.39%
149 Hatfield School District 3,318 464 30 6.47%
150 Northbridge School District 14,071 2,597 169 6.51%
151 Newburyport School District 17,668 2,439 159 6.52%
152 Frontier School District 11,933 689 45 6.53%
153 Eastham School District 5,428 289 19 6.57%
154 Southwick-Tolland School District 11,145 1,799 120 6.67%
155 Berkshire Hills School District 10,750 1,554 104 6.69%
156 Dighton-Rehoboth School District 16,651 3,068 206 6.71%
157 Seekonk School District 13,780 2,456 165 6.72%
158 Holbrook School District 11,036 1,855 125 6.74%
159 Shirley School District 7,823 756 51 6.75%
160 Marion School District 5,419 575 39 6.78%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
161 Freetown School District 8,691 561 39 6.95%
162 Belchertown School District 13,284 2,369 165 6.96%
163 South Hadley School District 17,625 2,322 162 6.98%
164 Williamsburg School District 2,489 215 15 6.98%
165 North Brookfield School District 5,030 1,003 70 6.98%
166 Blackstone-Millville School District 12,351 2,472 173 7%
167 Brimfield School District 3,449 356 25 7.02%
168 Gateway School District 9,063 1,594 112 7.03%
169 Fairhaven/new Bedford School Districts In Acushnet 10,393 498 35 7.03%
170 Kingston School District 12,411 1,334 94 7.05%
171 Acushnet School District 10,393 1,226 87 7.1%
172 Norwood School District 29,284 4,275 308 7.2%
173 Hampshire School District 11,674 837 61 7.29%
174 Quaboag Regional School District 9,202 1,658 121 7.3%
175 Lanesborough School District 3,133 274 20 7.3%
176 Rockport School District 7,971 1,218 90 7.39%
177 Nahant School District 3,728 270 20 7.41%
178 Sunderland School District 3,785 243 18 7.41%
179 Norton School District 18,472 3,171 237 7.47%
180 Ayer/lunenberg School Districts In Shirley (9-12) 7,823 226 17 7.52%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
181 Central Berkshire School District 13,219 2,333 178 7.63%
182 Weymouth School District 55,323 8,496 648 7.63%
183 Williamstown School District 8,076 444 34 7.66%
184 Sturbridge School District 8,394 847 65 7.67%
185 Amesbury School District 16,893 3,022 234 7.74%
186 Chatham School District 6,610 567 44 7.76%
187 Deerfield School District 4,776 360 28 7.78%
188 Tantasqua School District 19,391 1,578 123 7.79%
189 Lee/berkshire Hills In Farmington River Regional ( 2,089 141 11 7.8%
190 Beverly School District 40,837 5,811 455 7.83%
191 Plymouth School District 54,499 9,544 748 7.84%
192 Triton School District 20,565 3,670 288 7.85%
193 Millbury School District 13,798 2,164 170 7.86%
194 Woburn School District 38,273 5,595 442 7.9%
195 Hudson School District 18,493 3,083 244 7.91%
196 Swansea School District 16,371 2,592 206 7.95%
197 Southern Berkshire School District 7,309 1,076 86 7.99%
198 Wales School District 1,777 162 13 8.02%
199 Lee School District 6,069 882 72 8.16%
200 Monson School District 8,636 1,459 120 8.22%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
201 Spencer-East Brookfield School District 14,758 2,499 206 8.24%
202 Stoughton School District 27,783 4,603 380 8.26%
203 Pioneer Valley School District 6,653 1,053 88 8.36%
204 Rockland School District 18,638 3,276 276 8.42%
205 Savoy School District 678 59 5 8.47%
206 Ayer School District 7,494 1,211 103 8.51%
207 Dartmouth School District 31,310 4,524 390 8.62%
208 Middleborough School District 21,036 3,998 346 8.65%
209 Ipswich School District 13,327 2,114 183 8.66%
210 Narragansett School District 8,980 1,651 144 8.72%
211 Waltham School District 60,826 6,246 548 8.77%
212 Watertown School District 33,026 3,066 276 9%
213 Mashpee School District 12,887 2,005 181 9.03%
214 Medford School District 57,157 7,136 653 9.15%
215 Winchendon School District 10,316 2,195 201 9.16%
216 Agawam School District 29,059 4,281 394 9.2%
217 Hancock School District 661 65 6 9.23%
218 Saugus School District 26,816 3,831 354 9.24%
219 Milford School District 28,754 4,651 432 9.29%
220 Northampton School District 29,712 3,333 310 9.3%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
221 Ludlow School District 21,901 3,116 290 9.31%
222 Mount Greylock School District 11,210 622 58 9.32%
223 Peabody School District 49,594 7,487 701 9.36%
224 Westport School District 14,521 2,244 219 9.76%
225 Leverett School District 1,701 132 13 9.85%
226 Attleboro School District 43,110 7,173 707 9.86%
227 Randolph School District 31,728 5,393 536 9.94%
228 Hull School District 11,641 1,751 178 10.17%
229 Marlborough School District 37,329 5,758 592 10.28%
230 Framingham School District 68,814 9,798 1,011 10.32%
231 Farmington River Regional School District 2,089 164 17 10.37%
232 Amherst School District 35,736 1,642 173 10.54%
233 Clinton School District 14,404 2,255 242 10.73%
234 Orleans School District 6,318 276 30 10.87%
235 Leominster School District 44,238 7,493 818 10.92%
236 Winthrop School District 19,958 2,272 249 10.96%
237 Mohawk Trail School District 11,144 1,567 172 10.98%
238 Amherst-Pelham School District 40,695 1,862 205 11.01%
239 Holland School District 2,509 288 32 11.11%
240 Cambridge School District 104,072 9,120 1,020 11.18%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
241 Oxford School District 14,319 2,599 294 11.31%
242 Methuen School District 44,956 7,632 863 11.31%
243 Harwich School District 12,301 1,456 165 11.33%
244 Hadley School District 4,912 659 76 11.53%
245 Athol-Royalston School District 13,468 2,490 289 11.61%
246 Gloucester School District 31,081 4,635 539 11.63%
247 Gardner School District 22,281 3,631 425 11.7%
248 Lenox School District 4,871 725 85 11.72%
249 Fairhaven School District 16,538 2,550 301 11.8%
250 Avon School District 4,541 762 90 11.81%
251 Falmouth School District 32,495 4,385 520 11.86%
252 Clarksburg School District 1,625 191 23 12.04%
253 Palmer School District 12,921 2,261 273 12.07%
254 Erving School District 1,461 116 14 12.07%
255 Wareham School District 21,410 3,660 442 12.08%
256 Truro School District 2,070 139 17 12.23%
257 Gosnold School District 92 8 1 12.5%
258 Hawlemont School District 1,707 151 19 12.58%
259 Martha’s Vineyard School District 15,882 596 76 12.75%
260 Bourne School District 18,609 2,414 310 12.84%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
261 Somerville School District 79,736 7,839 1,011 12.9%
262 New Salem-Wendell School District 1,933 154 20 12.99%
263 Dennis-Yarmouth School District 40,596 4,373 580 13.26%
264 Webster School District 17,567 2,690 362 13.46%
265 Quincy School District 90,196 10,980 1,486 13.53%
266 Westfield School District 41,379 6,594 911 13.82%
267 Haverhill School District 60,535 10,221 1,414 13.83%
268 Rowe School District 356 21 3 14.29%
269 Taunton School District 57,373 9,234 1,323 14.33%
270 Barnstable School District 47,613 6,612 974 14.73%
271 Brockton School District 99,434 18,780 2,861 15.23%
272 Wellfleet School District 2,735 118 18 15.25%
273 Easthampton School District 16,405 2,260 345 15.27%
274 Ware School District 9,948 1,617 252 15.58%
275 Oak Bluffs School District 4,035 385 60 15.58%
276 Malden School District 57,749 7,752 1,226 15.82%
277 Adams-Cheshire School District 12,387 1,810 287 15.86%
278 Florida School District 719 88 14 15.91%
279 Gill-Montague School District 11,321 1,440 238 16.53%
280 Orange School District 7,554 716 122 17.04%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
281 Pittsfield School District 45,427 6,556 1,121 17.1%
282 Ralph C. Mahar School District 10,748 799 137 17.15%
283 Salem School District 41,498 5,570 957 17.18%
284 Everett School District 39,208 5,881 1,022 17.38%
285 West Springfield School District 28,806 4,514 789 17.48%
286 Lowell School District 107,897 20,186 3,549 17.58%
287 Mount Greylock/new Lebanon (ny) School Districts I 661 34 6 17.65%
288 Fitchburg School District 41,935 7,371 1,307 17.73%
289 Tisbury School District 3,936 353 64 18.13%
290 Southbridge School District 18,453 3,180 623 19.59%
291 Provincetown School District 3,414 176 35 19.89%
292 Chicopee School District 56,420 8,627 1,736 20.12%
293 Worcester School District 184,880 29,133 5,952 20.43%
294 Greenfield School District 18,237 2,402 494 20.57%
295 Fall River School District 94,117 15,152 3,366 22.21%
296 Revere School District 51,598 6,512 1,528 23.46%
297 Lynn School District 91,378 16,574 3,894 23.49%
298 Boston School District 643,776 76,610 18,756 24.48%
299 New Bedford School District 96,081 15,834 4,060 25.64%
300 Chelsea School District 38,248 6,106 1,710 28.01%
# District Population Students Poverty Rate
301 Lawrence School District 73,946 15,671 4,740 30.25%
302 North Adams School District 16,403 2,145 659 30.72%
303 Springfield School District 156,932 29,808 9,624 32.29%
304 Holyoke School District 41,138 7,893 3,092 39.17%