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Chronic Absenteeism

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Chronic absenteeism is defined by the state as a student who is enrolled for 10 or more days that is absent for 10 percent or more of the time that they are in attendance at a school location. The tables below represent the percentage of students that are not chronically absent by school level.

Table 1: Elementary School Percentage of Students Not-Chronically Absent
Student Group 2017-2018 2018-2019
All Students 91.6% 91.2%
Asian 94.6% 94.6%
Black or African American 85.8% 84.3%
Hispanic/Latino of any race 89.6% 89.2%
Two or more races 91.5% 91.2%
White 94.1% 94.3%
Economically Disadvantaged 75.5% 73.4%
English Learner 91.6% 90.3%
Special Education 84.3% 83.4%
Table 2: Middle School Percentage of Students Not-Chronically Absent
Student Group 2017-2018 2018-2019
All Students 90.2% 89.8%
Asian 96.3% 96.4%
Black or African American 84.6% 82.5%
Hispanic/Latino of any race 86.0% 86.9%
Two or more races 89.3% 87.4%
White 91.8% 92.0%
Economically Disadvantaged 69.3% 65.7%
English Learner 87.2% 88.9%
Special Education 79.0% 76.1%
Table 3: High School Percentage of Students Not-Chronically Absent
Student Group 2017-2018 2018-2019
All Students 84.8% 85.8%
Asian 91.0% 91.8%
Black or African American 79.4% 79.7%
Hispanic/Latino of any race 75.3% 76.5%
Two or more races 81.1% 84.3%
White 88.2% 89.5%
Economically Disadvantaged 62.4% 61.9%
English Learner 72.8% 70.8%
Special Education 74.8% 75.6%

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