Will County Gazette

Will County Gazette

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Bernard J. Ward Elementary School reports 7% truancy rate

Schools

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 24, 2018

Shutterstock 121588291

The truancy rate at Bernard J. Ward Elementary School fell to 7 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 95 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 458 students in the 2016-17 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.

Bernard J. Ward Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2013
9
9
10
95
94
94
2014
9
14
9
96
94
95
2015
9
15
9
95
93
94
2016
13
14
10
95
94
94
2017
7
11
11
95
93
94

Want to get notified whenever we write about Bernard J. Ward Elementary School ?

Sign-up Next time we write about Bernard J. Ward Elementary School, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

Bernard J. Ward Elementary School

More News