Community College Data (Mount Wachusett)

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the Mount Wachusett Community College of Massachusetts.
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From: Mary Connaughton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

For FY2015 and FY2016, available data on
- Graduation rates
- Student retention rates
- Average high school GPA for admitted students
- Average SAT score for admitted students
- Percentage of student transferring to 4 year college upon graduation

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Mary Connaughton

From: Marketing

I have received your public records request and have forwarded it to the Colleges Freedom of Information Officer for response.

To assure compliance with public records laws, the College has a designated a Freedom of Information Officer who is responsible for handling all requests. Please address all future correspondences regarding records requests to:

Robert LaBonte
Vice-President of Finance and Administration
Mount Wachusett Community College
444 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440

rlabonte@mwcc.mass.edu<mailto:rlabonte@mwcc.mass.edu>

From: LaBonte, Robert

Dear Ms Connaughton,

On August 18, 2016, Mount Wachusett Community College received a request pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10 for the following information:

For FY2015 and FY2016, available data on
- Graduation rates
- Student retention rates
- Average high school GPA for admitted students
- Average SAT score for admitted students
- Percentage of student transferring to 4 year college upon graduation

Attached is the College's response to this request. Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions concerning the information furnished.

Sincerely,
Robert E LaBonte
Vice-President of Finance & Administration
Mount Wachusett Community College
978-630-9272

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