ACARA news, November 2017

My School updated with 2017 Term 1 & 2 student attendance data


15 November 2017

Today the My School website has been updated with school student attendance rates for Term 1 and 2 of 2017.

Attendance data are reported as all students, Indigenous students and non-Indigenous students. Data are suppressed where student numbers are less than, or equal to, five students. On 13 December 2017, a further update will be undertaken to report the student attendance rate for Term 3.

Attendance data reporting is a COAG (Council of Australian Government) initiative to help improve learning outcomes for all students by monitoring attendance. Data arereported twice a year, for Terms 1 and 2, and then for and Term 3.

Also updated are 2016 data for senior secondary outcomes and VET in schools.