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How do I configure the daily attendance calculation source for each school at my institution in Admin Settings?

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In Elevate K-12 Analytics Admin Settings, the Daily Attendance Calculation Source setting allows you to specify how each school at your institution calculates daily attendance. For each school, you can choose to calculate daily attendance, section attendance, or both.

For example, an elementary school where students remain in the same classroom throughout the school day may use a daily attendance calculation score. A high school that allows student work release during the school day may use section-based attendance to calculate daily student attendance during a consistent homeroom. A middle school may use both daily and section attendance to calculate daily attendance.  

When you select to calculate attendance using both daily and section attendance, priority is given to daily attendance. This way, if a students misses their homeroom section but attends all other classes on a given school day, the attendance record reflects the student as in attendance.

Open Administration Page

Open Administration Page

In the Navigation Menu, click the Admin link.

Open Settings

Open Settings

In the Elevate K-12 Analytics Administration page, click the Settings link.

Open Daily Attendance Calculation Source

Open Attendance Event Category Type

The Settings menu displays the Academics settings options [1].

Click the Attendance link [2]. Then click the Daily Attendance Calculation Source link [3].

View Daily Attendance Calculation Source Setting

View Daily Attendance Calculation Source

The Daily Attendance Calculation Source setting displays a list of your institution's schools in the Schools list [1].

To view additional list items, use the page navigation icons [2]. You can also manage the number of items that display in the list. Click the items per page drop-down menu [3], and select to view 10, 25, or 50 items at a time.

You can also view the total number of schools in the list [4].

Set Calculation Source

Set Calculation Source

For each school, click the Calculation Source drop-down menu. You can select from the following options:

  • no value [2]: the school's attendance calculation source is not configured and is not included in Elevate K-12 Analytics attendance data.
  • Both [3]: the school's daily attendance is calculated primarily using daily attendance data then using section attendance data.
  • Daily attendance [4]: the school's daily attendance is calculated using daily attendance data
  • Section attendance [5]: the school's daily attendance is calculated using section attendance data
  • Do not calculate [6]: the school's attendance is not included in Elevate K-12 Analytics attendance data.

View Succesful Save Notification

View Successful Save Notification

When you move from one event to the next, your progress saves automatically and a Successful Save notification displays.

View Daily Attendance Calculation Sources

View Daily Attendance Calculation Sources

For each school [1], view the attendance calculation source [2].

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