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In high school, students from non-low income families have about the same number of absences in Central Texas and Texas. In contrast, students from low income families in Central Texas have on average TWO MORE absences than low-income students in Texas.

Across the last 10 years, the percent of students in Central Texas who are classified as low income has steadily increased from just over a third to a half of the student population.

7 out of 10 high school students who did not graduate in four years had missed more than 10 days of school per year on average in High School.

The average number of absences per students is greater in Middle School than in Elementary School, and it is far greater in High School than in Middle School.

Two thirds of students from non-low income families were ready for Kindergarten, but only 42% of students from low income families were ready for Kindergarten.