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Timber Ridge Middle School reports 8% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Dec 17, 2018

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The truancy rate at Timber Ridge Middle School rose to 8 percent during the 2017-18 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 Plainfield SD 202 saw a chronic truancy rate of 8 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 1,018 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.

Timber Ridge Middle School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
4
2
9
95
95
95
2015
3
2
9
95
95
94
2016
3
3
10
95
94
94
2017
4
4
11
95
93
94
2018
8
8
11
95
93
94

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