School Improvement

Chronic Absenteeism

Published: 4/2/2019 1:25 PM

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) provides a variety of supports to schools and districts to identify students who may become chronically absent. Kentucky defines chronic absenteeism as missing ten percent or more of her/his enrolled academic year for any reason (excused and unexcused).

Kentucky Data Tools and Resources

Attendance data for monitoring and intervention can be found on the Persistence to Graduation and Early Warning Tools page.

Infinite Campus Chronic Absenteeism Report Quick Reference Card

Chronic Absenteeism at a Glance

Caregiver Letters

     Chronically Absent

     Attendance Concern

KDE Pupil Attendance Program Documents

National Organizations with Chronic Absence Resources

Attendance Works

National Student Attendance, Engagement and Success Center


Christina Weeter
Office of Continuous Improvement and Support
Division of Student Success
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4772 Ext. 4067
Fax (502) 564-7820


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