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School Disciplinary Absences

State schools are required to report School Disciplinary Absences (SDA) for the school year in their School Annual Report. SDA information by school, region and the state are presented in the following tables.

Changes were introduced in 2014 and 2015 that impact how SDAs are reported over time. The changes have caused a time series break and caution should be exercised if making time series comparisons.

The main changes to consider are:



Information is available in Adobe PDF and Microsoft Excel formats. Select the format you prefer to download the file.

2012-2016 Annual Reports

School Disciplinary Absences by regionPDF Adobe PDF document240KXLSX Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet 220K
School Disciplinary Absences by schoolPDF Adobe PDF document7.0MXLSX Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet 451K

2012-2016 Semester Reports

School Disciplinary Absences by schoolXLSX Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet 1.2MGo to Queensland Open Data website
School Disciplinary Absences by student demographicsXLSX Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet 1.2MGo to Queensland Open Data website

SDAs were reported in the department's annual report up to 2014/2015. The annual report shows total state-wide SDAs by type and reason with incidents and rates per 1000 students per term.

A Performance Insight: School Disciplinary Absences paper has been developed to provide information on trends and issues in SDAs in Queensland state schools. The full paper, a summary and a supporting presentation can be accessed below:

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