Review of Absence Code Data

(June 14, 2018) – Absence code data from the 2017-18 school year is provided below for review. The chart lists how many hours of learning a student missed due to the specific reasons provided by their parent or guardian. Overall, there was a 14% decrease in instructional time missed with 104,978 fewer hours of instruction missed.


2016-17
201718
Absence Reason
Hours Missed
Hours Missed
Total Change
Absent
182,692.30
143,349.02
-39,343.28
Bereavement
10,453.62
8,142.28
-2,311.33
College Visit
872.40
1,368.98
496.58
Head Lice
2,302.52
1,649.97
-652.55
Health
245,794.50
204,899.57
-40,894.93
Homebound
975.65
686.90
-288.75
ISS
43.33
35.12
-8.22
Legal
1,200.45
1,145.88
-54.57
Medical
76,543.50
81,364.90
4,821.40
Office/clinic/counseling
6.55
11.15
4.60
OSS partial
19,310.45
17,727.13
-1,583.32
Parent Choice
77,035.97
69,922.40
-7,113.57
Personal family business/emergency
23,138.43
20,864.20
-2,274.23
Religious/cultural leave
320.95
337.88
16.93
Student Choice
17,540.75
13,958.87
-3,581.88
Transportation
3,915.62
3,639.30
-276.32
Truant
1,654.50
2,701.48
1,046.98
Unverified
58,513.65
46,087.20
-12,426.45
Vacation
11,902.82
11,263.50
-639.32
Weather
868.33
952.20
83.87
Grand Total
735,086.28
630,107.93
-104,978.35