INTRODUCTION/POLICY LETTER/MEMORANDUM [INSERT LETTERHEAD]
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[INSERT DATE]

Dear                             ,

Welcome to a new school year! The LAUSD Performance Meter Goal is for 71% of students to maintain Proficient/Advanced attendance this school year. Proficient/Advanced attendance (96% or higher) means missing no more than one day for every 25 days of instruction, and having no more than 7 TOTAL absences in the schoo1 year.

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Last year, our school achieved the following rates of Proficient/Advanced (96% or higher) Attendance.

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As a school community, our goal is to increase the percentage of students achieving at/above 96% or higher attendance to 71% this school year.

To meet this goal, the following strategies and activities are being implemented this school year:

1. Incentive programs [SAMPLE BELOW]

a. 96% Club recognition

b. Incentives for classes with the highest attendance

c. Parent meeting for students below 96%

2. Monthly data tracking and sharing

3. Parent Engagement activities and recognition for 96% or higher attendance

Your participation and support will be critical to improving attendance at our school. For more information or to get involved, please contact           at           .

WE WANT ALL STUDENTS TO SUCCEED, BUT WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!!

Approved by:          , Principal