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Balmoral Elementary School reports 23% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Dec 30, 2018

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The truancy rate at Balmoral Elementary School rose to 23 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 93 percent.

Students are considered chronically truant if they miss 5 percent of school days or more per year without acceptable excuses. The Crete Monee CUSD 201u saw a chronic truancy rate of 15 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 483 students in the 2017-18 school year, and average daily attendance was at 93 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

Balmoral Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
5
6
9
94
94
95
2015
11
7
9
94
92
94
2016
14
15
10
94
93
94
2017
16
17
11
93
94
94
2018
23
15
11
93
92
94

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