Massachusetts

Secondary CTE Enrollment

Public High Schools
337
Public High School Enrollment
251,383
High School CTE Concentrators
25,457
Total Secondary CTE Enrollment
62,349
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Postsecondary CTE Enrollment

Public Community Colleges
16
Public Community Colleges Enrollment (full & part-time)
128,297
Postsecondary CTE Concentrators
32,343
Total Postsecondary CTE Enrollment
48,654
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Technical Centers

Area Technical Centers
37

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Fast Facts

CTE Secondary Concentrators
  • Graduation Rate
  • Go on to Postsecondary Education
CTE Postsecondary Concentrators
  • Earn a Postsecondary Credential, Certificate, or Diploma
  • Placed in Employment, Military Service or Apprenticeships Within Six Months
Associates Degrees & Certificates
20,293
Associate Degrees and Certificates Awarded
15.0%
of All Degrees and Certificates Awarded Statewide

State CTE Director

Elizabeth Bennett
Associate Commissioner CCTE
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant St
Malden, MA 02148

Resources

Perkins Data

Perkins Eligible Agency
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Funding for FY20
FY20
$20,908,948
Percentage of Funding Directed to:
Secondary
Postsecondary
Combined State Plan with Perkins and WIOA
No
Ways the Secondary CTE, Postsecondary CTE and Workforce Systems Collaborate
  • Through statewide advisory committees/boards
  • Aligning programs of study with career pathways
  • Sharing labor market information
Is the State Using the Reserve Fund?
Yes
Percent of Funds Being Reserved in Total
9.0%
Percent of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside for State Correctional Institution
2%
Amount of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside to Prepare Students for Non-Traditional Careers
$60,000
Middle Grades That are Eligible for Perkins V Funding
5 - 8
Secondary Program Quality Indicator(s)
Work-based Learning

Postsecondary Goals

Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Goal
60% Attainment by 2020
Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Progress
61.1%

ESSA Metrics

ESSA School Quality and Student Success Indicators

Massachusetts' accountability system incudes the percentage of 11th and 12th graders completing advanced coursework, which includes AP, IB, Project Lead the Way, dual enrollment courses, Chapter 74-approved vocational/technical secondary cooperative education programs and articulation agreement courses, and other selected rigorous courses. 

The SQSS - which also includes chronic absenteeism - counts for 10 percent of middle and high schools.