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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 96.9 5.2 14.3 6.9 4.6
Female 96.9 5.2 18.1 7.2 3.6
Male 97.0 5.1 10.9 6.5 5.4
Economically Disadvantaged 96.0 6.7 23.0 11.5 6.9
High Needs 96.4 6.1 18.9 9.8 6.6
LEP English language learner 96.2 6.4 20.2 11.1 8.1
Students with disabilities 96.2 6.5 18.2 18.2 9.1
African American/Black 98.8 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hispanic or Latino 96.4 6.0 17.6 9.6 6.4
Multi-race, non-Hispanic or Latino
White 98.1 3.3 5.3 0.0 0.0


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 97.1 2.8 6.3 6.3 0.6
Male 97.4 2.5 5.4 5.4 1.1
Female 96.8 3.1 7.3 7.3 0.0
Economically Disadvantaged 95.5 4.3 11.0 11.0 1.2
High Needs 96.4 3.5 8.3 8.3 0.8
LEP English language learner 96.3 3.6 9.2 9.2 1.0
Students with disabilities 96.4 3.5 12.5 12.5 0.0
Multi-race, non-Hispanic or Latino
White 98.6 1.4 2.6 2.6 0.0
Hispanic or Latino 96.5 3.4 8.1 8.1 0.8
African American/Black 99.1 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0

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