• The goal of this topic is to discuss the importance of regular school attendance, explore the issues that impact regular school attendance, and provide suggestions for what to do if school attendance is a problem for your child. 

    Importance of Regular School Attendance

    • Your child is more likely to keep up with the daily lessons and assignments, and take quizzes and test on time.

    • Students who attend school regularly are more likely to pass reading and math assessment than students who don’t attend school regularly.

    • For older students, being in school every day gives them a chance to learn more about college and scholarship opportunities, and to take the important exams they need to build a successful academic record.

    • Regular school attendance can also help students who are learning English by giving them increased exposure to the English language, and increased opportunities to master the skill they need.

    • Just by being present at school, your child is learning how to be a good citizen by participating in the school community, learning valuable social skills, and developing a broader world view.

    • Your commitment to school attendance will send a message to your child that education it is a priority for your family, going to school every day is a critical part of educational success.