Attendance Works Resources

Our website offers resources for monitoring, understanding, and addressing chronic absence beginning in the early grades through secondary school. These strategies can be implemented at the school, district, and state level.

Click on one of the categories tiles below to find the tool you are looking for. Or type the name of the resource into the website search bar. 

All tools can be downloaded and used without express permission from Attendance Works. See our uses policy for more detail.

Positive Engagement

Attendance Videos




Posters and Banners

Handouts for Families

Student Attendance Success Plans

Teens & Families

Spring Attendance Slump

Actionable Data

Data Tools

Building Capacity

Addressing Barriers

Self Assessments


Feel free to use a tool developed by outside authors or offer tools of your own. To submit comments about what worked and what could be improved — as well as share any new tools — please contact us. Be sure to include the author’s name and other pertinent bibliographic information.

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