2012-13 Attendance Data

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2012-13 Attendance Data

  1. 1. July  31,  2013   DC  Public  Charter  School  Board   SY  2012-­‐2013  A:endance  Data  
  2. 2. PCSB  Goal:    Reduce  rate  of  unexcused  and  excused  absences   In-­‐Seat  A:endance     PK—12th       2012-­‐2013  Charter  Sector  Average  :  91%    (up  from  89%  in  SY  2011-­‐2012)     In-­‐Seat  A:endance:    Days  Present/  Days  Enrolled       Top  Schools—Highest  In-­‐Seat  A:endance  Rate  for  2012-­‐2013:   Washington  Yu  Ying  PCS     96%   Hope  Community  PCS  -­‐  Tolson   96%     Center  City  PCS  -­‐  Petworth   96%     BASIS  DC  PCS   95%     KIPP  DC  PCS  -­‐  WILL   D.C.  Prep  PCS  -­‐  Edgewood  Middle   Center  City  PCS  -­‐  Brightwood   Washington  LaVn  PCS  -­‐  Upper     KIPP  DC:  KEY  Academy  PCS   95%   95%   95%   95%   95%   07/31/13   2  
  3. 3. At  a  glance:    most  improved,  least  improved,  lowest   rate   In-­‐Seat  A:endance     Most  Improved  (%  change  of  rate  SY12  to  SY13)   34%         Ideal  Academy  PCS   Howard  University  Middle  School         of  MathemaVcs  and  Science  PCS   27%   11%         Paul  PCS   Hope  Community  PCS  -­‐  Tolson   11%               Least  Improved  (%  change  of  rate  SY12  to  SY13)   NaVonal  Collegiate  Prep  PCS   -­‐11%       -­‐10%        Maya  Angelou  PCS  -­‐  Evans  High   SepVma  Clark  PCS   -­‐7%       Lowest  In-­‐Seat  Rate   Maya  Angelou  PCS  -­‐  Evans  High  School   NaVonal  Collegiate  Prep  PCS   SepVma  Clark  PCS   Maya  Angelou  PCS  -­‐  Evans  Middle  School   Eagle  Academy  PCS-­‐  McGogney   Perry  Street  Prep  PCS   Hospitality  PCS   07/31/13   75%   80%   83%   83%   83%   85%   86%                               3  
  4. 4. Why  focus  on  In-­‐Seat  A:endance?   DC-­‐CAS  results  ARE  correlated  with  In-­‐Seat  A:endance  Rate   (Campus  analysis)   100%     R2  =  0.38   2013  DC-­‐CAS  Composite  (campus  level)   90%   80%   70%   60%   50%   40%   30%   20%   10%   0%   70%   75%   80%   85%   90%   95%   100%   2012-­‐13  In-­‐Seat  A:endance   07/31/13   4  
  5. 5. Why  focus  on  In-­‐Seat  A:endance?   DC-­‐CAS  results  are  NOT  correlated  with  Truancy  Rate   (Campus  analysis)   2013  DC-­‐CAS  Composite  Proficiency  Rate  (by  campus)   90%   80%   70%   R2  =  0.18   60%   50%   40%   30%   20%   10%   0%   0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%   Truancy  Rate   9/13/13   5  
  6. 6. Why  focus  on  In-­‐Seat  A:endance?   Student  Learning  is  Compromised  When  Student  Misses  More  than  10  Days  of   School,  unexcused  and  excused   Percent  Scoring  Proficient  or  Advanced       Percent  of  Students  scoring  Proficient  or  Advanced  in  Reading  DC   CAS  by  Number  of  Absences  (SY  2012  data)     70%   60%   50%   56%   54%   50%   51%   48%   40%   40%   30%   44%   39%   33%   Reading  All     35%   32%   29%   Reading  Unexcused   Reading  Excused   20%   10%   0%   0  to  9  Absent  Types   10  to  15  Absent  Types   16  to  25  Absent  Types   26+  Absent  Types   07/31/13   6  
  7. 7.   Student  Absences  by  Days   (The  remaining  slides  will  focus  on  unexcused  absences.  PCSB  is  dedicated   to  supporVng  the  city  in  its  efforts  at  reducing  truancy.)       Number  and  Percent  of  K-­‐12  Students  by  Days  of  Unexcused  Absences     Charter  Sector  Average     #  with                    with                #  with                  %  with                #    with                  %  with                    #  with                    %  with                        with                %  with                       %                             #             0  days   0  days   1-­‐5  days   1-­‐5  days   6-­‐10  days   6-­‐10  days   11-­‐20  days   11-­‐20  days   21+  days   21+  days   3433   13%   10814   42%   6470   25%   4131   16%   1933   8%   07/31/13   7  
  8. 8. A:endance  Policies     LEAs  set  their  own  a:endance  policies.    PCSB  conducts  periodic   audits  to  ensure  LEAs  are  abiding  by  these  policies.   •  •  •  •  •  •      86%  of  LEAs  require  at  least  a  parent  note  (or  doctor  note)  to  be  excused     59%  of  LEAs  require  a  doctor  note  either  from  the  start  or  aSer  X  number  of  days     7%  of  LEAs  remove  students  from  class  for  tardies  (tardy  hall,  sent  home)     70%  of  LEAs  have  consequences  for  tardies  (in-­‐school  disciplinary  acVon,   detenVon,  loss  of  privileges,  exclusion  from  acVviVes,  parental  contact,   conferences,  X  tardies  equal  1  absence,  other  school-­‐based  consequences  or   intervenVons)     16%  of  LEAs  suspend  or  expel  for  tardies     77%  of  LEAs  have  disciplinary  consequences  for  unexcused  absences  (in-­‐school   disciplinary  acVon,  detenVon,  loss  of  privileges,  exclusion  from  acVviVes,   parental  contact,  conferences,  other  school-­‐based  consequences  or   intervenVons)     7/31/13   8  
  9. 9. PCSB  Goal:    Improve  data  processes  and   transparency  to  assist  schools  in  reducing  truancy   Truancy:    students  ages  5-­‐13  with  10+  days  of  unexcused  absences;  ages  14-­‐17  with  25+  days       2012-­‐2013  Charter  Sector  Average  :  19%    (up  from  18%  in  SY  2011-­‐2012)     •  LEAs  have  been  working  to  improve  their  excused  and  unexcused  absence  tracking  systems   and  create  more  standardized  excused  absence  policies   Lowest  Rates     CreaVve  Minds  InternaVonal  PCS   Washington  LaVn  PCS-­‐  Middle  School*     Washington  Yu  Ying  PCS     Tree  of  Life  PCS   Washington  LaVn  PCS  -­‐  Upper  School*     Paul  PCS     Center  City  PCS-­‐  Brightwood   Thurgood  Marshall  Academy  PCS     Washington  MathemaVcs  Science  Technology  PCS*     KIPP  DC  PCS  -­‐  College  Prep     Roots  PCS     *These  schools  were  audited  by  PCSB  to  ensure  data  quality   0%   0%   0%   0%   1%   1%   1%   2%   2%   2%   2%     07/31/13   9  
  10. 10. Highest  Truancy  rates   (and  their  corresponding  In-­‐Seat  A[endance  rates)     Highest  Truancy  Rate   DC  Scholars  PCS   William  E.  Doar,  Jr.    PCS   Community  Academy  PCS  -­‐  Amos  III   Maya  Angelou  PCS  -­‐  Evans  Middle  School   Hope  Community  PCS  -­‐  Lamond   Community  Academy  PCS  -­‐  Amos  II   SepVma  Clark  PCS   Imagine  Southeast  PCS   Howard  Road  Academy  PCS  -­‐  Howard  Road   Perry  Street  Prep  PCS*   65%   64%   59%   59%   54%   53%   50%   49%   48%   42%   In-­‐Seat  Rate   90%   88%   89%   83%   90%   88%   83%   90%   91%   85%                                                                                                                                *These  schools  were  audited  by  PCSB  to  ensure  data  quality     •  PCSB  believes  increased  city-­‐wide  a[enVon  given  to  truancy  has  improved  data  quality   •  PCSB  audited  schools  with  unusual  data  trends  to  ensure  accuracy  of  data  submission   •  Some  schools  with  tough  excused  absence  policies  in  turn  have  high  truancy  rates     07/31/13   10  
  11. 11. PCSB’s  role  in  addressing  chronic  absenteeism:   -­‐Policies  that  focus  on  improvement  of  a:endance   -­‐Citywide  CollaboraVon       PCSB  Truancy  Policy   •  Reduce  absenteeism  by  helping  schools  focus  resources  on  families  who  need  the     most  help  while  allowing  schools  to  show  improvements  within  the  school  year.   •  PCSB  idenVfies  cohorts  of  students  by  quarter  that  have  exceeded  10  unexcused   absences  (in  future,  may  change  this  to  “absent”)   •  School  must  reduce  the  number  of  addiVonal  absences  for  the  cohort  while   prevenVng  new  students  from  being  idenVfied   Citywide  CollaboraVon   •  Data  sharing  with  other  agencies  in  DC  to  assist  them  in  implemenVng  their   truancy  policies  (CFSA)     7/31/13   11  
  12. 12. PCSB’s  role  in  addressing  chronic  absenteeism  :   A:endance  Dashboards   7/31/13   12  

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