Attendance is Important
Attendance is Important and helps predict future success for students. Learn more about how attendance affects your child.
Parents are frequently looking for ways to help their children succeed in school and prevent dropouts. They want to see them graduate and have the opportunity to move on to college and great careers. One of the best ways to encourage success and reduce the risk of dropping out is to make sure children get to school. Check out these statistics about the benefits of good attendance. For more details, please open the flier linked at the bottom.
- In the elementary years, children who miss school are more likely to struggle academically and, in later years, to dropout entirely
- In the secondary years, attendance is the No. 1 predictor of dropout and graduation rates
- Attendance is a top indicator of being on track for graduation and for college and career readiness
- Nearly 67% of course failures were attributed to low attendance