Presentation on theme: "The Numbers 22,900 30,000 30.8 12 10 2.8 9,500 13,500 9.77 8.00 income in 2011 for the average student w/o a high school diploma."— Presentation transcript:
The Numbers 22,900 30,000 30.8 12 10 2.8 9,500 13,500 9.77 8.00 income in 2011 for the average student w/o a high school diploma w/ a high school diploma, 2011 percentage of those w/o a high school diploma living in poverty, 2010 unemployment percentage among those w/o high school Diploma, 2010 percentage of those incarcerated w/o high school diploma—1 out of 10 percentage of those incarcerated with a high school diploma—1 out of 35 average cost to rent a 1 bedroom apartment in Taunton money left for transportation (car payment/insurance, gas, maintenance), food, utilities (heat, electric, cable, phone) hourly wage necessary for living in Bristol County, MA current minimum wage
Facts Attendance is directly linked to the high school dropout rate You are more likely to succeed academically just by attending school regularly While you are here you are always learning information, even when you don’t realize it By missing too many classes, you are unable to pass those classes—failing too many courses can hurt your chances for graduating and being considered by colleges
The Handbook Attendance at school every day is necessary for the academic and social growth of all students. To receive full academic credit for courses passed, students must adhere to the Attendance Policy. A student who does not meet this requirement will lose academic credit for those courses. Students should not exceed 7 unexcused absences per semester.
Final Number 285 Total number of absences for the class last year