Governor McKee, Commissioner Infante-Green Recognize Weekly Attendance Leaders and Improved Schools

 Governor McKee, Commissioner Infante-Green Recognize Weekly Attendance Leaders and Improved Schools
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Week of May 20, 2024

PROVIDENCE, RI – Acknowledging the importance of consistent attendance in education and in alignment with the #AttendanceMatters campaign, Governor Dan McKee and Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green are pleased to highlight the top elementary, middle, and high schools with the greatest average weekly attendance.
The following schools are Rhode Island’s attendance leaders for the week of May 20, 2024*:
  • Elementary: Oak Lawn Elementary School – 97.3%
  • Middle: Times2 STEM Academy** – 98.7%
  • High: The Greene School – 95.1%
Special recognition is extended to the following schools for demonstrating the most improved average attendance rates from the previous week:
  • Elementary: SouthSide Elementary Charter School – 5.6%
  • Middle: DelSesto Middle School, Providence – 3.2%
  • High: Shea High School, Pawtucket – 7.2%
The Governor and Commissioner express their gratitude and encouragement to all schools in Rhode Island for their ongoing efforts to prioritize attendance and reinforce the value of consistent learning experiences for all students.
*As of Wednesday, May 29 at 6 a.m.   
**Schools with multiple grade levels (i.e. elementary and middle school) are categorized by RIDE by their largest population

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