Chronic Absenteeism in Oregon
Chronic absence is defined as missing 10 percent or more of school days and is highly correlated with poor literacy skills and academic performance. Earlier this year, an analysis of data from the Oregon Department of Education found that 23% of Oregon's students were chronically absent in the 2009-10 school year. To read more about that analysis, click here.
In the 2010-211 school year, 21% of Oregon's students were chronically absent. See below to find out the percentage of chronically absent students in your district in the 2010-11 school year - additional information on the data is included at the bottom of the page.