AttendanceMattersRI: Governor McKee, Commissioner Infante-Green Recognize Weekly Attendance Leaders and Improved Schools (Week of June 3, 2024)

Government and Politics

June 11, 2024

From: Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee

PROVIDENCE, RI – Acknowledging the importance of consistent attendance in education and in alignment with the #AttendanceMatters campaign, Governor Dan McKee and Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green are pleased to highlight the top elementary, middle, and high schools with the greatest average weekly attendance.

The following schools are Rhode Island’s attendance leaders for the week of June 3, 2024*:

Elementary: Segue Institute for Learning**, Central Falls – 98.8%

Middle: Times2 STEM Academy**, Providence – 99.3%

High: East Greenwich High School – 97.3%

Special recognition is extended to the following schools for demonstrating the most improved average attendance rates from the previous week:

Elementary: Francis J. Varieur School, Pawtucket – 3.9%

Middle: Archie R. Cole Middle School, East Greenwich – 6.5%

High: Burrillville High School – 8.4%

The Governor and Commissioner express their gratitude and encouragement to all schools in Rhode Island for their ongoing efforts to prioritize attendance and reinforce the value of consistent learning experiences for all students.

*As of Tuesday, June 11 at 6 a.m.

**Schools with multiple grade levels (i.e. elementary and middle school) are categorized by RIDE by their largest population.