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School discipline: Which DuPage County districts reported the most suspensions due to dangerous weapons?

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 8, 2018


Woodridge School District 68, Wood Dale School District 7 and Glenbard Township High School District 87 reported the highest rate of students suspended for reasons related to a dangerous weapon during the 2016-17 school year in DuPage County, according to the latest report from the Illinois State Board of Education.

In this analysis, the incident rate is calculated by dividing the number of incidents by district enrollment.

School discipline: Dangerous weapon-related suspensions

Rank
District
City
Enrollment
Firearm
Other
Total dangerous weapon-related suspension Incident rate
1
Woodridge School District 68
Woodridge
2,964
1
9
0.34
2
Itasca School District 10
Itasca
980
0
2
0.20
3
Wood Dale School District 7
Wood Dale
1,110
0
2
0.18
4
Glenbard Township High School District 87
Glen Ellyn
7,989
0
11
0.14
5
Fenton Community High School District 100
Bensenville
1,499
0
2
0.13
6
Keeneyville School District 20
Roselle
1,510
0
2
0.13
7
Cass School District 63
Darien
771
0
1
0.13
8
Community High School District 99
Downers Grove
4,880
0
6
0.12
9
West Chicago Elementary School District 33
West Chicago
4,530
0
5
0.11
10
Community Consolidated School District 89
Glen Ellyn
2,187
1
1
0.09
11
Addison School District 4
Addison
4,181
0
3
0.07
12
Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204
Aurora
27,899
0
20
0.07
13
Naperville Community Unit School District 203
Naperville
16,625
0
9
0.05
14
Hinsdale Community Consolidated School District 181
Hinsdale
3,837
0
2
0.05
15
Dupage High School District 88
Addison
3,973
0
2
0.05
16
Elmhurst School District 205
Elmhurst
8,499
0
4
0.05
17
Bensenville School District 2
Bensenville
2,163
0
1
0.05
18
Hinsdale Township High School District 86
Hinsdale
4,318
0
2
0.05
19
Community Unit School District 200
Wheaton
12,711
0
4
0.03
20
Lombard School District 44
Lombard
3,182
0
1
0.03

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Organizations in this Story

Addison School District 4 Bensenville School District 2 Cass School District 63 Community Unit School District 200 Downers Grove Community High School District 99 DuPage High School District 88 Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Fenton Community High School District 100 Glenbard Township High School 89 (merged) Glenbard Township High School District 87 Hinsdale Community Consolidated School District 181 Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Indian Prairie School District 204 Itasca School District 10 Keeneyville School District 20 Lombard School District 44 Naperville Community Unit School District 203 West Chicago Elementary School District 33 Wood Dale School District 7 Woodridge School District 68

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