AttendanceMattersRI: Governor McKee, Commissioner Infante-Green Recognize Weekly Attendance Leaders and Improved Schools

Published on Thursday, February 08, 2024

PROVIDENCE, RI – Acknowledging the importance of consistent attendance in education and in alignment with the #AttendanceMatters campaign, Governor Dan McKee and Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green are pleased to highlight the top elementary, middle, and high schools with the greatest average weekly attendance, as well as elementary and secondary schools with the greatest improvement in weekly attendance.     

The following schools are Rhode Island’s attendance leaders for the week of January 29, 2024:     

Elementary: Segue Institute for Learning** – 96.8%

Middle: TIMES² STEM Academy**  – 98.1% 

High School: Classical High School – 97% 

Special recognition is extended to the following schools for demonstrating the most improved average attendance rates from the previous week:    

Elementary: Nuestro Mundo Public Charter School – 11.2% 

Middle: Blackstone Valley Prep Junior High School – 5.3%    

High School: Sheila Skip Nowell Leadership Academy – 8.7%  

The Governor and Commissioner express their gratitude and encouragement to all schools in Rhode Island for their ongoing efforts to prioritize attendance and reinforce the value of consistent learning experiences for all students.    

*As of Wednesday, February 7, at 6 a.m.

**Schools with multiple grade levels (i.e. elementary and middle school) are categorized by RIDE by their largest population