The following Attendance tasks must be done during the first days of a new school year.

IMPORTANT: Attendance should be initialized as close to the first day of school as possible. It must be run before school opens on the first day of school. See Texas - Before the Schoolyear Begins Checklist.

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Identify and manage students who do not attend on the first day(s) of school.

  • View students who have absences at the start of the school year.
  • Update a student's enrollment to start on the first day of attendance for those who are absent at the beginning of the school year.
  • Update program records to the student's actual enrollment date.
  • Mark students as No Show if applicable.
  • Mark No Show students as Leaver or Mover once you determine their status 

Attendance Accounting > No Show Manager

No Show Manager 

No Show Overview  

Designating a Student as a No Show (No Show Setup Form Populated) 

Designating a Student as a No Show Manually (No Show Setup Form Not Populated) 

No Show Guidelines Chart

Ensure student school entry date and school leave date are accurate.

Student Data > Demographics

Reports > Attendance > Attendance Audit Listing

Student Data Management

Why does the The Attendance Audit Listing Report reflect errors for TK students?

Ensure the ATT table is updated.

Student Data > Attendance (Update ATT Data button)

Student Data > Enrollment History

Student Data Management 

Enrollment History

(Teachers) Create a seating chart for taking attendance.

Teacher Portal > Seating Chart

Reports > Attendance > Classroom Photo/Seating Chart

Attendance By Photo and Seating Chart 

What permissions are required to run the Classroom Photo / Seating Chart report?