State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Monthly Attendance Reports
CODE: 5500
ADOPTION DATE: October 15, 1993
REVISION:

Pursuant to authority in Mississippi Code 37-19-51 for the purpose of calculating Minimum Education allotments, the State Department of Education is authorized to change the monthly attendance data reporting from scholastic months to calendar months to begin with the 1993-94 school year. The reporting months shall be defined as following:

September 1st month Report Shall include the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of August, if applicable, plus the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of September.
October 2nd month Report Shall include the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of October.
November 3rd month Report Shall include the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of November.
December 4th month Report Shall include the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of December.
January 5th month Report Shall include the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of January.
February 6th month Report Shall include the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of February.
March 7th month Report Shall include the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of March.
April 8th month Report Shall include the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of April.
May 9th month Report Shall include the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of May plus the number of days school is in session in the calendar month of June, if applicable.
The second and third months   Shall be defined as the reporting months of October and November.
The first six (6) months   Shall be defined as the reporting months of September through February.
The nine months   Shall be defined as the months of September through May
Mississippi Department of Education     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     General Information: 601-359-3513

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