Definitions for "Average daily attendance"
The total number of days of student attendance divided by the total number of days in the regular school year. A student attending every school day would equal one ADA. Generally, ADA is lower than enrollment due to such factors as transiency, dropouts, and illness. A school district's revenue limit income is based on its ADA. (Ed-data)
The average number of students in school each day; used to compute state payment to local school districts.
The average attendance of students in a school corporation taken over a three week period beginning the first Monday after Labor Day. Kindergarten is counted as one-half ADA. A full year ADA is also determined and is used for statistical purposes.