Attendance and Truancy


I Am A CPS Student / Parent / Guardian With Questions

Attendance matters! Being at school on time, every day makes the difference. Did you know...

  • As early as pre-school, Pre-K students who have low attendance are not prepared to succeed in kindergarten
  • Each week of absence per semester in 9th grade lowers the likelihood of graduating by 25 percentage points
  • From pre-school through high school, being absent has serious impact on long term success. Students who have strong attendance have (CCSR, 2013):
  •  Higher test scores
  •  A better likelihood of being on-track in high school
  •  A higher chance of graduating
  •  Higher course grades, increasing college acceptance and completion


Ways To Stay Connected
With The School And My Child’s Progress
Resources For My Child And Family How To Get My Child In School
Parent Portal Student Health and Wellness Pre-school/Pre-K Enrollment
Attendance Terms to Know Parent Support Centers Alternative School Programs
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Page Last Modified on Monday, March 11, 2019