School District Elementary School Middle High School Staff Only

Kindergarten Attendance Improves!

Two years ago the Pittsfield Elementary kindergarten had the dubious distinction of having the second worst daily-average attendance rate in the state of New Hampshire. Mr. Kilmister is sending home a letter to kindergarten parents today congratulating them and the kindergarten teachers for improved attendance. Here are the data:


Fall, 2010

Fall, 2011

Fall, 2012

Number of Students Chronically Absent*

6 children

7 children

 3 children!

Percentage of Students with 1 or 0 Days Absent




Average Number of Absences per Student




  *Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing 10% or more of school days (or 4.5 days