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Table: Shows the per pupil spending of the LTS and U.S. average for public schools in 2017, elementary through secondary, and the percentage change from the previous year.
Tables: Show the performance by grades 4 and 8 as measured by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Math and Science for the LTS in 2015 for Science and 2017 for Math performance, the latest year of data available.
Massachusetts ranks #1 in the LTS in all categories.
Table: Shows higher education appropriations per full time equivalent (FTE) student for the LTS and United States average, and the percentage of change from 2013 to 2018.
FTE is a calculation that gives the number of students there would be if all were assumed to be attending full time. I.E. if there are 8 students attending full time, and 4 attending part-time at half credits the FTE would be 12.
Chart: Shows degrees granted in STEM fields for all degree levels, undergraduate through graduate, for the LTS. This is shown on a per 1 million residents basis to make the states comparable.
Massachusetts had the most STEM degrees per million residents, the largest portion of which came from Engineering.
Chart: Shows the STEM completions in Massachusetts from the 2013-2014 to 2017-2018 school years, by field, per million residents. From 2013-2014 to 2017-2018 STEM Completions have grown from 2,533 to 3,359, an increase of 32.6%.
Chart: Shows domestic and international migration for Massachusetts, and the net migration of combining domestic and international.
Massachusetts has net positive migration, with negative domestic migration being made up for by positive international migration since 2011.
Chart: Shows the number of degrees conferred per 1,000 people in the LTS in the 2015-2016 school year, by the nature of the issuing institution.
Chart: Shows the percentage of the working age population the with some college, less than a 4-year degree and those with a bachelor’s degree or higher in the LTS based on a three-year rolling average in 2018.
Chart: Shows the percentage of the working age population in Massachusetts with some college, but less than a 4-year degree and with a bachelor’s degree or higher from 2012-2018 based on a three-year rolling average.
Chart: Shows the percentage of individuals with at least a high school education based on a three-year rolling average in the LTS in 2008 and 2018.
Chart: Shows the percentage of employed individuals in Massachusetts by educational attainment, with three-year rolling averages from 2012-2014 to 2016-2018.