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Attendance

 
Attendance Flag Winners! 

Below is a table that identifies the average daily attendance percentages for our schools for the 2016-2017 year.  CONGRATULATIONS to the highest schools at their respective levels for the year end  attendance: Brookside Elementary, West Jessamine Middle School, and West Jessamine High School! 

Elementary Schools
JELV 94.54%
BES 96.00%
NES 95.50%
RDES 95.58%
Red Oak 95.96%
Warner 95.64%
Wilmore 95.93%
Middle Schools
East Middle 94.62%
West Middle 95.33%
High Schools
East High 92.88%
TPS 86.21%
West High 93.34%
DISTRICT 94.61%

 

   Attendance Tips

1.  Create an environment that encourages education:

  • establish a daily routine-wake up time, bedtime
  • establish a study routine-homework time, study area
  • ask to see classwork, homework
  • ask about their school day
  • set limits-tv, social media, video games and jobs
  • be supportive-set expectations and give lots of praise

2.  Get involved:

  • attend school functions
  • meet and keep in touch with their teacher
  • meet and keep in touch with the counselor, attendance staff
  • attend afterschool activities with your child
  • NO MATTER HOW OLD YOUR CHILD IS, IT'S NEVER TOO LATE to get involved!

3.  Be Familiar with Attendance Policies/ Procedures:

  • review the Code of Conduct for attendance/truancy
  • provide excuses for any tardy, half day, full day absence
  • turn notes in within school timeframe
  • clarify where notes are to be submitted
  • contact attendance clerk regularly to confirm records
  • access and track attendance with the IC Parent Portal

4.  Set High Expectations about School Attendance:

  • arrive on time
  • schedule appointments outside of school day
  • use school breaks for vacations and routine appointments
  • pick up assignments when absent
  • help your child set goals
  • MAKE SURE CONTACT INFORMATION IS UP TO DATE

For more ideas about Attendance improvement ideas, click on:  ATTENDANCE WORKS