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Chronic Absenteeism

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Sasha Cuerda

Student enrollment per grade.

Chronic Absenteeism reports the percentage of chronically absent students during a school year, per subgroup.

Grade,Race/ethnicity,English Language Learner,Eligible for Free or Reduced-price Meals,Students with Disabilities,Measure Type,Variable


All;Eligible for free meal;Eligible for reduced-price meal;Not eligible

All;English Language Learner

Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing at least 10 percent of the days enrolled in the school year for any reason. The subgroups reported are grade, race/ethnicity, English language learners, students with disabilities, and students eligible for free or reduced-price meals (FRPM). Connecticut State Department of Education collects annual data for grades K through 12, based on June reports of attendance. carries annual data for grades K through 12 in grade subgroups. This dataset was preceded by Absenteeism through SY2010-11.


All;K through 3;4 through 8;9 through 12


Corresponding number indicator.

All;White;Hispanic or Latino;Black;Native American;Asian;Two or more races;Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Connecticut State Department of Education

All;With disabilities

SDE Archive

Disaggregations resulting in counts of less than 20 students are suppressed

Chronically absent students