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Chronic Absenteeism Data

Downloadable data files containing student absenteeism data by race/ethnicity, gender, program subgroup, and grade span. Chronic absenteeism counts, cumulative enrollment, and chronic absenteeism rate data are provided.

The file includes state, county, district, and school level data. Refer to the file structure for further details regarding the file's contents. Data are not included for districts and independently reporting charter schools (IRCs) that did not certify their CALPADS End-of-Year 3 submission.

Note: An asterisk (*) appearing in a data field is used to protect student privacy.

Year of Chronic Absenteeism Data File File Structure
2018–19 chronicabsenteeism19 (TXT; 23MB; Posted 12-Dec-2019) File Structure: Chronic Absenteeism Data 2016–19
2017–18 chronicabsenteeism18 (TXT; 23MB; Modified 02-Oct-2019) File Structure: Chronic Absenteeism Data 2016–19
2016–17 chronicabsenteeism17 (TXT; 23MB; Modified 02-Oct-2019) File Structure: Chronic Absenteeism Data 2016–19

Click on the file name you wish to download and save the file to your computer. To view the file, open the file in a database or spreadsheet program.

Questions: Data Reporting Office | dro@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0219 
Last Reviewed: Monday, August 31, 2020
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