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Attendance Matters

7 Facts about School Attendance 
  • Absenteeism in the first month of school can predict poor attendance throughout the school year. Half the students who miss 2-4 days in September go on to miss nearly a month of school. Read more...


  • Over 8 million U.S. students miss nearly a month of school each year. Read more...


  • Absenteeism and its ill effects start early. One in 10 kindergarten and first grade students are chronically absent. Read more... 


  • Poor attendance can influence whether children read proficiently by the end of third grade or be held back. Read more...


  • By 6th grade, chronic absence becomes a leading indicator that a student will drop out of high school. Read more...


  • Research shows that missing 10 percent of the school, or about 18 days in most school districts, negatively affects a student’s academic performance. That’s just two days a month and that’s known as chronic absence. Read more...


  • When students improve their attendance rates, they improve their academic prospects and chances for graduating. Read more...



School Attendance Campaign
Mrs. Tatton





Everyday a student is in school they will be entered into a drawing for: 

  • School Swag Bag
  • Gift Certificates 
  • School based extra privileges 
  • Family event certificates 
Weekly Class Total Attendance will be tallied for a class winner each week. 







Weekly Class Attendance Charts
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