School Attendance Matters

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    Every Minute Counts

    Crowley ISD is committed to partnering with parents to ensure the success of our students. Campus and district administrators are proactive in providing support and resources for families, so that attendance is a priority. Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of any assistance.

    Texas law requires students ages 6-19 to attend school each day when instruction is provided. This also applies to students who are younger than six and have previously been enrolled in first grade, and to students younger than six who are voluntarily enrolled in pre-kindergarten or kindergarten.

    A student who is in attendance for at least 75% but less than 90% of the days a class is offered may be given credit or a final grade for the class if the student completes a plan approved by the school's principal that provides for the student to meet the instructional requirements of the class.

    Missing School Means Missing Out

    • Texas law requires students to be in attendance at least 90% of the time in order to receive credit for the semester.  

    • 90% means a student cannot miss more than eight days in a semester for a class that meets every day. Students in A/B classes cannot miss more than four days.  

    • Attendance can be a better predictor of whether students will graduate from high school than test scores.

    • Students who are chronically absent in kindergarten and first grade will not likely read at grade level by third grade.

    • Parents/guardians can check their student’s attendance through Skyward

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Attendance Resources

  • Excused vs. Unexcused Absences

  • Attendance Tips for Parents

  • Truancy Guidance

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • Meet Our Attendance Staff