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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...




2021-2022 School Attendance Campaign - School's the Place!



Each Day you are in school

Entered into a drawing a for weekly, monthly & trimester reward


Each Week you are in school

Entered into a drawing for a monthly & trimester reward


Each Month you are in school

Entered into a drawing a for a trimester reward



  Every week the class with the highest daily average of attendance will receive 


Weekly Class Attendance Charts




Join us on the first week of school for a student clap in! Bring signs, cow bells and be ready to clap loud as the students enter school! 


Meet at the High School Aug. 19th @7:30am 


Meet at the Middle School Aug. 20th @7:30am 


Meet at HMK Aug. 23rd @ 8:00am




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