Special Education Enrollment and Staffing

Updated September 2020

Andover’s population of students with disabilities (SWD) as a percent of total student population is currently (2019) higher than the state average and higher than all of our comparable districts. In the area of out-of-district placements, Chelmsford (1.7%) exceeds Andover (1.6%) as a percent of total enrollment.


SWD Enrollment

2019 swd enrollment
2019 swd enrollment table

Our staffing model (total) and paraprofessional staffing per 100 SWD (2019) exceeds that of all but three of our comparable districts. Staffing of SPED teachers per 100 SWD exceeds all but one district.

SWD Staffing

2019 swd staffing chart
special education staff categories 1
special education staff categories 2