Missing School = Missing Out

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    Missed school days are missed opportunities to learn.

    Students who miss an average of 2 days a month are less likely to:

    • Read on grade level by 3rd grade
    • Pass STAAR tests in middle school
    • Stay on track for graduation in high school

    Chronic absenteeism is a better predictor of whether a student will drop out before graduation than test scores.

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Here is what you can do to keep your child on track:

    • Only keep them home if they are truly ill.  
    • Schedule doctor appointments and vacations on non-school days. Click here to see the academic calendar.  
    • Maintain routines for eating, sleep, and homework even on non-school days.  
    • Alert a counselor or your child’s teacher if there is something happening at school that has your child thinking twice about attending.