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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Hufford Junior High School reports 15% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 7, 2018


The truancy rate at Hufford Junior High School stayed flat at 15 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 94 percent.

Students are considered chronically truant if they miss 5 percent of school days or more per year without acceptable excuses. The Joliet PSD 86 saw a chronic truancy rate of 18 percent during the 2016-17 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 1,135 students in the 2016-17 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.

Hufford Junior High School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2013
14
15
10
94
94
94
2014
20
19
9
94
95
95
2015
19
19
9
93
94
94
2016
15
19
10
94
94
94
2017
15
18
11
94
94
94

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