Parent Attendance Survey 2019-2020
Which of the following statements reflects how you feel about your child missing school?
I don’t really worry about it.
I worry about the number of days they have missed but haven’t done much about it.
I try to make sure my child is in school everyday but sometimes I am the reason they are absent.
I do everything I can to make sure my child(ren) are in school everyday.
I know exactly how many days of school my child(ren) has been absent because I check on Focus?
The main reasons I have kept my child from attending school is:
Reluctance to go to school
Caring for family/obligations
Conflict with peers
A note from home is an excused absence?
A note from a doctor/medical professional is considered an excused absence by the state of New Jersey.
How many absences in a month is acceptable to you?
3 or more
Children absent 18 days or more in a school year is criteria for retention/being held back a grade.
Too many absences can lead to poor habits later in life?
In your opinion, which of these has the greatest impact on your child’s chances of graduating high school:
struggling with poor grades
family trouble at home
missing time in school
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This form was created inside of East Orange School District.