A note from the website creator:
I developed this website to help Haverhill citizens and elected officials compare the performance and financing of our schools with those of other similar cities. The information on this site comes from publicly available sources. I rely extensively on the School District Profiles and financing reports from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). I use data from the U.S. Census Bureau for demographic and income profiles on the cities and towns. This is supplemented in some cases with information from city budgets.
I have made Haverhill my home since 1996. In my profession, I am an economist with many years’ experience evaluating public programs and working in state and federal government. Before moving to Haverhill, I served on other-town finance and school building committees.
I hope that the Haverhill community will find this website helpful in making decisions about our schools and creating opportunities for our next generation.