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Chronic Absenteeism by Meal Eligibility

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Jenna Daly

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

Education

Eligible For Free Lunch;Eligible For Reduced Lunch;Not Eligible For Lunch

Annual

A student is chronically absent if he/she misses ten percent or greater of the total number of days enrolled in the school year for any reason. Pre-Kindergarten students are excluded from this calculation. Connecticut State Department of Education collects annual data for grades K through 12, based on June reports of attendance. Charter Districts have been entered as individual districts.

District

2015-2016

Percent

False

Connecticut State Department of Education

Student Behavior

Disaggregations resulting in counts of less than 20 students are suppressed

Chronically Absent Students

2011-2012;2012-2013;2013-2014;2014-2015;2015-2016