The Student Absence Summary (STAS) file is anextract in Aeries Web required for End of Year Reporting (EOY) that will enable the calculation of student-level chronic absenteeism rates. The student absence summary data includes aggregate counts of the number of days a student was expected to attend, the number of days the student attended, and the number of days the student was absent (reported in various categories).
These data are used to calculate an absenteeism rate. The information is required to satisfy federal requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and to calculate a statewide performance indicator for the California School Dashboard as required by the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) statute.
The STAS file will extract Attendance Summary information from the Attendance History (AHS) table. Detailed attendance data will not be sent to CALPADS, only totals for the various aggregates.
CALPADS will expect STAS data for all students in grades K–12, UE – Ungraded Elementary and US – Ungraded Secondary who have primary or short-term enrollments. However, some students are exempt. See CALPADS STAS File - Other Options for information on exempt students.
On the CALPADS Extracts page, EOY tab, a button has been added for the Student Absence Summary (STAS) file, Create Absence Summary File