What are the rates of student attendance in DC?
This page provides information on attendance at all public schools in DC. This includes in-seat attendance for all students (including a separate measure of attendance for pre-K students, since pre-K is not compulsory), the percentage of students attending school 90% or more of the time, and improvement in this measure of attendance from one year to the next at public schools in DC.
Chronic Absenteeism is when students miss attending 10% or more of the days in a school year. This metric shows the percentage of students attending 90% or more of the school year. In other words, the positive inverse of chronic absenteeism. The higher this metric score is, the lower a school's chronic absenteeism rate is.Metric performance details by student group
Improvement in the school's student-level attendance rates from year-to-year. To measure improvement, each student’s growth in attendance is compared against the growth in attendance of other DC students of the same age.Metric performance details by student group