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Young Magnet High School reports 0.1% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 5, 2018

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The truancy rate at Young Magnet High School fell to 0.1 percent during the 2016-17 school year, according to a Chicago City Wire analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The schools average daily attendance rate was 95 percent.

Students are considered chronically truant if they miss 5 percent of school days or more per year without acceptable excuses. The City Of Chicago SD 299 saw a chronic truancy rate of 34 percent during the 2016-17 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 2,114 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 95 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

Young Magnet High School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2013
2
32
10
94
93
94
2014
1
28
9
95
93
95
2015
0.1
27
9
94
94
94
2016
0.3
32
10
95
94
94
2017
0.1
34
11
95
93
94

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