What is average daily attendance?

Average daily attendance is a term that refers to the total number of days of student attendance divided by the total number of days in the regular school year. A student attending every school day would have an average daily attendance equal to one. Generally, average daily attendance is lower than enrollment due to such factors as transience, dropouts, and illness. Average daily attendance is one of the primary factors used by the State of California to determine a school district’s funding.

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1. How do I get more information about La Palma schools and district boundaries?
2. Why are there are so many school districts serving La Palma?
3. I heard La Palma students can attend any school in the City; is this true?
4. Can my child attend a school outside of our “home” district boundaries?
5. What is average daily attendance?
6. How do I obtain an Interdistrict/Intradistrict Attendance/Transfer Agreement?
7. My child was denied an Interdistrict/Intradistrict Attendance/Transfer Agreement. What can I do?
8. Who can I speak to about changing school district boundaries?