Handouts for Families

Parents Can Build the Habit of Good Attendance

Parents want their children to do well in school but many don’t fully understand the connection between chronic absence and a student’s academic achievement. Hand out these flyers to help build the habit of attendance!

Scroll down this page to find Handouts for Families with preschool, elementary and secondary school students and a flyer to help parents decide when their children are too sick for school.

Click here to find the Handouts for Families with Policy Advice on how to request data.

Keep Your Child on Track in Middle and High School

Middle and High School Handout

Middle and High School Handout


Download our infographic spelling out the facts about chronic absence in the early grades.

How Sick is Too Sick?
Customizing Handouts

Attendance Works handouts are free to download and reprint. If you want to repurpose the same content in another format, please credit Attendance Works with our logo or a line reading “used with permission of Attendance Works.” If you want to change the wording, please contact Cecelia Leong at cecelia@attendanceworks.org.

If you’d like to add your logo see our Customizing Guidelines