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WEST STREET SCHOOL
KNOWS
ATTENDANCE WORKS !
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3
Chronic absence does not just affect the
students who miss school.
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44 students missed
20% or more of school
(severe chronic absence)
43 students missed
10-19% of school
(moderate chronic ...
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44
43
419
2015-2016
506 Students
4 Perfect!
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Given this broader focus, addressing chronic absenteeism becomes an
issue for the entire community.
*Medical providers c...
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west street elementary Presentation on Truancy / Absenteeism @ Success for Geneva's Children

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west street elementary Presentation on Truancy / Absenteeism @ Success for Geneva's Children

  1. 1. 1 WEST STREET SCHOOL KNOWS ATTENDANCE WORKS !
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  3. 3. 3 Chronic absence does not just affect the students who miss school.
  4. 4. 4 44 students missed 20% or more of school (severe chronic absence) 43 students missed 10-19% of school (moderate chronic absence) 4 students had perfect Attendance! 2015-2016 Academic year WSS averaged 506 students 415 students missed 0- 9% of school (satisfactory) 17 % of WSS Students were chronically absent
  5. 5. 5 44 43 419 2015-2016 506 Students 4 Perfect!
  6. 6. 6 Given this broader focus, addressing chronic absenteeism becomes an issue for the entire community. *Medical providers can help address health challenges and promote regular attendance. *Transit and housing agencies can help resolve other barriers to attendance; volunteers from businesses and organizations can mentor students and support families. *Faith Leaders can encourage students in their congregations to attend school regularly, encourage parishioners to serve as mentors, social ministry volunteers, provide transportation to school and school events. It takes a village to raise a child. ~Ancient African Proverb

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