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Henderson Elementary School reports 46% truancy rate

By Local Labs News Service | Feb 6, 2019

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The truancy rate at Henderson Elementary School fell to 46 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 94 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 274 students in the 2017-18 school year, and average daily attendance was at 94 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

Henderson Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
48
28
9
91
93
95
2015
46
27
9
92
94
94
2016
63
32
10
94
94
94
2017
68
34
11
93
93
94
2018
46
31
11
94
93
94

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