The Missing School Matters Campaign Works – $37.5 M regional savings since the campaign started in 2012!

Every day a child misses school, that school loses about $38 dollars in state funding. That translates to the average high school losing over $20,000 every week. If we could increase average attendance by just three days, we could save $34 million for our schools in Central Texas.

 

COMPELLING DATA

An E3 Alliance analysis found that there are 2.6 million student absences in Central Texas per year. 46% of Central Texas students miss more than six class days per year, and account for 82 percent of all absences. Visit our Central Texas Profile for more attendance data.