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.

Blog Post on School Spending

See the January 2, 2020 Benchmark Blog post on “Haverhill school spending still in the basement despite some good efforts to move up.”

Coming out of the Dark on Dropouts

See the March 6, 2018 post on “Coming out of the Dark on Dropouts

Blog Post on Haverhill MCAS Results

See the January 4th 2018 post on ” Bright Spots Amid Wide Variation in Haverhill 2017 MCAS Results.” 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.”