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School Budget Summary

April 25, 2010

There is an excellent summary of the school budget on the town website at: http://www.lynnfield.k12.ma.us/education/sctemp/b85b418f095216704599efcead7e54d8/1272248139/2010-2011_Pending_Budget.pdf

We consistently rank well below the state average in per pupil expenditure. As an example in 2009 we ranked 284 out of 351 communities, yet we rank in the top 55 on MCAS rankings.

Lynnfield Schools

April 14, 2010

Key facts about the schools in Lynnfield :

  1. Per pupil expenditure 265/328  (Lynnfield Р$10,276: State Р$12,454)
  2. LHS ranked in top 1000 public high schools nationally in Newsweek ranking 2008
  3. Standard and Poor’s listed Lynnfield as an overachieving district (2008)
  4. US News and Workd Report listed LHS as “Silver Medal School” in 2009
  5. LHS Р2006 Federal Blue Ribbon School.  Only hs in New England to be named.
  6. 2005 – LHS Commonwealth Compass School
  7. SAT scores consistently above state and national average
  8. 2009 MCAS – 10th grade ELA 46/287, Math 54/286, Science 34/282
  9. 2009 4th grade – ELA 6/301, Math 2/301