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Homeless Youth Absenteeism by Reason

The latest DataQuest report on California's homeless youth absenteeism data by race/ethnicity and reason.

This report provides a total count of 2018–19, cumulatively enrolled students experiencing homelessness who were eligible to be included in the absence calculations (Eligible Cumulative Enrollment) and a count of students who were determined to have missed one or more days of school between July 1 and June 30 (Count of Students with one or more Absences).

PLEASE BE ADVISED: No reports due to the determination by the California Department of Education (CDE) that the data are not valid and reliable for the 2019–20 academic year. This is due to the manner in which absenteeism data are collected in the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) that impacts the integrity of the data and related calculations for any period of time other than the full academic year. For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on data reporting for the 2019–20 academic year, please visit the CDE COVID-19 and Data Reporting webpage.

Race / Ethnicity Eligible Cumulative Enrollment Count of Students with One or More Absences Average Days
Absent
Excused
Absences
Unexcused Absences Out-of-School Suspension Absences Incomplete Independent Study Absences
African American
23,954
22,846
19
28.10%
60.90%
3.00%
8.00%
American Indian or Alaska Native
2,035
1,902
20.4
31.90%
54.80%
2.50%
10.80%
Asian
7,377
5,534
8.3
51.00%
43.00%
0.90%
5.10%
Filipino
3,519
2,961
9.2
54.10%
39.20%
0.80%
5.90%
Hispanic or Latino
185,350
169,150
13.4
41.20%
50.40%
1.50%
7.00%
Pacific Islander
1,675
1,606
17.5
37.70%
54.60%
1.80%
5.90%
White
31,159
28,976
15.6
43.60%
43.40%
1.80%
11.20%
Two or More Races
7,538
7,008
16.9
38.10%
48.10%
1.80%
11.90%
Not Reported
2,012
1,872
16.4
35.60%
53.80%
1.50%
9.20%
Total
264,619
241,855
14.3
39.80%
50.60%
1.70%
7.90%


For greater filtering capabilities please visit the DataQuest report, 2018–19 Absenteeism by Reason and follow these steps:

  • Select "Report Options and Filters" to narrow the data report
    • Under "Report Selection", the Report Type, County, and Year can be changed as desired.
    • Under "Report Filters", the School Type, Gender, English Learner, Disability can be selected as desired
    • Under "Program Subgroups" select "Homeless"

Source: Absenteeism and Cumulative Enrollment data were submitted and certified by local educational agencies (LEAs) and/or charter schools as part of the annual California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) end of year (EOY) 3 submission.

Questions: Data Reporting Office | dro@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0219 
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 6, 2021
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