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Corkery Elementary School reports 19% truancy rate

By Local Labs News Service | Dec 28, 2018

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The truancy rate at Corkery Elementary School fell to 19 percent during the 2017-18 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 31 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 525 students in the 2017-18 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.

Corkery Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
22
28
9
94
93
95
2015
25
27
9
94
94
94
2016
31
32
10
95
94
94
2017
37
34
11
94
93
94
2018
19
31
11
95
93
94

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