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Bolingbrook High School reports 28% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 5, 2018

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The truancy rate at Bolingbrook High School fell to 28 percent during the 2016-17 school year, according to a Will County Gazette analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The schools average daily attendance rate was 89 percent.

Students are considered chronically truant if they miss 5 percent of school days or more per year without acceptable excuses. The Valley View CUSD 365u saw a chronic truancy rate of 11 percent during the 2016-17 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 3,469 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 89 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

Bolingbrook High School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2013
3
9
10
90
94
94
2014
30
14
9
90
94
95
2015
35
15
9
88
93
94
2016
30
14
10
87
94
94
2017
28
11
11
89
93
94

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