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Lynne Thigpen Elementary School reports 15% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Dec 24, 2018

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The truancy rate at Lynne Thigpen Elementary School rose to 15 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 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 19 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 657 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.

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
15
19
9
95
95
95
2015
8
19
9
94
94
94
2016
14
19
10
94
94
94
2017
14
18
11
94
94
94
2018
15
19
11
94
94
94

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