Benchmarks for School Improvement

This website site offers information on school performance and spending to help Haverhill make important decisions on school policy and financing. Through the page tabs above it provides comparative measures of school performance, school resources, and budgets. With updates and improvements over time it will enable users to better assess Haverhill’s standing relative to similarly situated Massachusetts cities.

Meet Haverhill School Committee Candidates October 11th

Haverhill School Committee candidates will respond to questions from panelists on key issues facing Haverhill schools at a “Meet the School Committee Candidates Night” forum in October. Following the panel, candidates will be available to meet and discuss issues with Haverhill residents. The event will be held at 7:00 PM on October 11, 2017 at the HC Media Studio 101 at Harbor Place, 100 Merrimack Street, Haverhill, MA. This event is sponsored jointly by the Haverhill Education Coalition and the Haverhill Education Foundation.

Blog Post on Improving Graduation Rates

See the May 25th post on “Patterns for Improving Graduation Rates: Lessons from Ten Years of Experience in Gateway Cities” on this site’s Benchmark Blog.

Slides from Reach Higher Event, April 26th

Here are Tom Grannemann’s Reach Higher Benchmarks as presented 4-26-2017 at the public forum on Haverhill schools, “Reach Higher: A Haverhill Community Discussion on School Success.”