School Improvement

Chronic Absenteeism

Published: 6/18/2024 2:39 PM

​​​The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) provides a variety of supports to schools and districts to identify students who may become chronically absent. Kentucky defines chronic absenteeism as missing ten percent or more of her/his enrolled academic year for any reason (excused and unexcused).

Florence Chang, PhD
Division of Student Success
Office of Continuous Improvement & Support
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601​
Phone: (502) 564-4772, ext. 4169

​​Ronda Devine
Office of Finance and Operations​
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-5279
Fax (502) 564-6771

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