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Carman-Buckner Elementary School reports 39% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 13, 2018

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The truancy rate at Carman-Buckner Elementary School rose to 39 percent during the 2016-17 school year, according to a Lake County Gazette analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The schools average daily attendance rate was 91 percent.

Students are considered chronically truant if they miss 5 percent of school days or more per year without acceptable excuses. The Waukegan CUSD 60 saw a chronic truancy rate of 25 percent during the 2016-17 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 657 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 91 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

Carman-Buckner Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2013
29
15
10
94
94
94
2014
23
17
9
94
94
95
2015
27
19
9
94
93
94
2016
32
18
10
93
94
94
2017
39
25
11
91
92
94

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