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Farragut Career Academy High School reports 43% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 20, 2018

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The truancy rate at Farragut Career Academy High School fell to 43 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 86 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 830 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 86 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

Farragut Career Academy High School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2013
68
32
10
84
93
94
2014
47
28
9
88
93
95
2015
41
27
9
88
94
94
2016
48
32
10
88
94
94
2017
43
34
11
86
93
94

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