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Student Attendance (2020-21)


The COVID 19 pandemic had a profound impact on the 2020-21 school year. Data reported below may have been affected by the pandemic. Please keep this in mind when reviewing the data, and take particular care when comparing data over multiple school years.

Please note that the attendance data in the report below reflects attendance reported by districts from the beginning of their school years until the last day of school.

Student Attendance (2020-21) - End of Year
Student Group Attendance Rate Average # of Absences Absent 10 or more days Chronically Absent (10% or more) Unexcused > 9 days
All Student 90.6 15.6 42.3 32.3 8.6
Female 91.5 14.1 40.2 28.1 7.7
Male 89.7 17.1 44.4 36.6 9.6
Economically Disadvantaged 86.8 21.8 58.1 46.7 13.8
High Needs 88.0 19.9 54.5 42.8 12.4
LEP English language learner 89.2 18.3 61.1 55.6 0.0
Students with disabilities 89.3 18.0 54.0 41.6 18.2
African American/Black 88.5 19.0 52.4 43.7 7.1
Asian 96.4 5.6 15.4 7.7 0.0
Hispanic or Latino 88.2 19.8 56.3 47.5 17.5
Multi-race, non-Hispanic or Latino 85.5 24.2 68.6 45.7 20.0
White 92.0 13.4 35.3 25.7 6.7


Please note that the attendance data in the report below reflects attendance reported by districts from the beginning of their school years until March 1, 2021.

Student Attendance (2020-21) - March
Student Group Attendance Rate Average # of Absences Absent 10 or more days Chronically Absent (10% or more) Unexcused > 9 days
All Student 90.8 8.8 27.4 28.3 1.6
Male 89.7 9.8 30.1 31.3 1.5
Female 91.9 7.7 24.8 25.4 1.8
Economically Disadvantaged 86.8 12.5 40.8 42.7 2.5
High Needs 88.0 11.3 36.9 38.4 2.8
LEP English language learner 89.1 10.4 44.4 44.4 0.0
Students with disabilities 89.0 10.5 36.0 36.0 8.1
Multi-race, non-Hispanic or Latino 86.5 12.9 45.7 45.7 2.9
White 92.2 7.5 22.2 22.7 1.2
African American/Black 88.0 11.2 34.9 37.3 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 89.0 10.5 37.5 38.8 2.5
Asian 96.7 3.0 8.3 8.3 0.0

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