"Many of our youngest students miss 10 percent of the school year - about 18 days a year or just two days every month. Chronic Absenteeism in kindergarten, and even PreK, can predict lower test scores, poor attendance and retention in later grades, especially if the problem persists for more than a year." This information is used with permission from Attendance Works.
If you would like to download the above Infograpic, you can do so by clicking here. The Attendance Works website has many free resources for monitoring, understanding and addressing chronic absenteeism.