Attendance Challenge 2018-19 Leaders Halfway Mark

October 29, 2018

LAKE COUNTY, CALIF (October 29, 2018) – Nearly 10,000 students from 45 schools throughout Lake County recently competed in the 2nd Annual Lake County Office of Education’s Attendance Challenge, Week 1.

Lake County Students, staff, and school districts collaborated to increase attendance rates, promote regular school attendance, and tackle chronic absenteeism during the week of October 15 – 19, 2018.

Attendance Challenge, Week 2 will take place on March 18-22, 2019. This year’s Attendance Challenge winners will be the schools with the highest combined attendance data from both challenge weeks.

Halfway through the competition the standings are:

Highest Attendance Percentage for a Lake County Elementary School

  1. Upper Lake - 98.53%
    Coyote Valley - 97.77%
    Burns Valley - 96.5%
    Riviera - 96.2%

Highest Attendance Percentage for a Lake County Middle School

  1. Terrace - 96.75%
    Upper Lake - 96.45%
    Mt. Vista - 96.18%
    Middletown - 96.04%

Highest Attendance Percentage for a Lake County High School

  1. Clear Lake - 97.93%
    Middletown - 95.66%
    Kelseyvill e- 95.27%
    Upper Lake - 94.68%
    Lower Lake - 91.11%

Highest Attendance Percentage for a Lake County Alternative School

  1. LCOE Hance- 93.75%
    Konocti Education Center- 92.53%
    Natural High- 85.42%
    Highlands Academy- 83.82%

Highest Attendance Percentage for a Lake County Preschool

  1. Burns Valley - 92.55%
    Kelseyville - 90.1%
    Lakeport - 88.31%
    Middletown - 88.1%
    Lucerne - 87.5%

The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake donated $4,000 to the Lake County Office of Education for the Attendance Challenge. Each winning school will receive a $500 award to celebrate and support attendance. Each winning school will also receive an “Attendance Challenge Winners” banner.


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