The school student attendance bulletin (PDF, 1MB) presents analysis of attendance data at NSW government schools from 2006 to 2015. Results are presented for primary and secondary students. Attendance rates are also presented for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, remoteness and the Family Occupation and Employment Index (FOEI) of schools.
The Connected Communities interim evaluation report (PDF, 2MB) presents qualitative and quantitative findings regarding the implementation and achievement of key deliverables at the midpoint of the five year Connected Communities Strategy. The evaluation aims to answer how well the model has been formed and implemented across schools, as well as outcomes and impact of distinct components of the strategy.
The 2014 attendance bulletin (PDF, 500kB) presents data on attendance rates in NSW government schools. Research indicates a strong link between attendance and student achievement. The attendance rate for all students in NSW government schools increased by 0.3 percentage points from 92.6 per cent in 2013 to 92.9 per cent in 2014. This is the highest attendance rate recorded over the past ten years.
The attendance rate for all students in NSW government schools increased by 0.6 percentage points in 2013; from 92.0 per cent in 2012 to 92.6 per cent in 2013. This is just 0.1 percentage point lower than the highest attendance rate recorded over the past 10 years, which was 92.7 per cent in 2003.
Download the report (PDF, 750kB).