How do I add attendance to the report card?

Schools have the option to include the number of days a student is present, absent, and tardy on the report card.  To do so, the report card must be configured to show attendance and a tally of each attendance type must be entered.

Select which attendance types are tracked
Display attendance on the report card
Enter attendance data

Selecting Attendance Types to Track

To select which attendance types will be shown on the report card:

  1. Go to Admin Main > Grade Reporting > Define Report Cards
    • or School District Admin Main > Grade Reporting > Report Cards
  2. Click edit next to the report card
  3. Select the attendance types to be shown under Attendance TrackedScreen_Shot_2017-03-23_at_8.21.45_AM__2_.png
  4. Save

Displaying Attendance on the Report Card

Configuring the report card to show attendance will vary depending on the report card mode that your school is using.

For schools using course-based report cards, edit the visual layout to show attendance:

  1. Go to Admin Main > Grade Reporting > Define Report Cards
    • or School District Admin Main > Grade Reporting > Report Cards
  2. Click visual layout next to the report card
  3. Go to the Visual Layout tab
  4. Under Layout, select Show AttendanceScreen_Shot_2017-03-23_at_8.24.13_AM__2_.png
  5. Save

For schools using classic report cards, the option to show attendance is selected when generating report cards:

  1. Go to Admin Main > Grade Reporting > Generate Report Card
  2. Select the appropriate report card at the top
  3. Under Misc. Options, check Show AttendanceScreen_Shot_2017-03-23_at_8.35.03_AM__2_.png
  4. Check Save these settings at the bottom
  5. Generate Report

Entering Attendance Data

In order to enter attendance information, the grading period must be active on the report card. For more information on how to change the grading period status on a report card, click here.

To enter attendance information onto the report card:

  1. Go to Admin Main > Grade Reporting > Attendance
  2. Select the appropriate report card and grading period at the top of the page
  3. There are two ways to enter attendance information onto the report card:
    • For schools tracking daily attendance in the Attendance module, click Import Daily Attendance to automatically fill in each student’s total number of absences/presences/tardies in that grading period
    • For schools not tracking daily attendance in the Attendance module, manually enter attendance totals
      • Click Enter Attendance
      • Type attendance information into the boxes
      • Save
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