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Ridgewood Elementary School reports 18% truancy rate

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By Rock Island Today Reports | Jan 2, 2019

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The truancy rate at Ridgewood Elementary School rose to 18 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a Rock Island Today 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 Rock Island SD 41 saw a chronic truancy rate of 16 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 315 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.

Ridgewood Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
5
10
9
96
94
95
2015
12
14
9
95
94
94
2016
8
20
10
95
93
94
2017
11
18
11
95
93
94
2018
18
16
11
94
93
94

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