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Butler Junior High School reports 2% truancy rate

By Local Labs News Service | Jan 10, 2019

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The truancy rate at Butler Junior High School rose to 2 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a DuPage Policy Journal analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The schools average daily attendance rate was 96 percent.

Students are considered chronically truant if they miss 5 percent of school days or more per year without acceptable excuses. The Butler SD 53 saw a chronic truancy rate of 1 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 194 students in the 2017-18 school year, and average daily attendance was at 96 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

Butler Junior High School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
0
0
9
98
97
95
2015
0
0
9
97
96
94
2016
0
0
10
96
96
94
2017
0
0
11
96
96
94
2018
2
1
11
96
96
94

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