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Lyon Magnet Elementary School reports 13% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 24, 2018

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The truancy rate at Lyon Magnet Elementary School rose to 13 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 94 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 462 students in the 2016-17 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.

Lyon Magnet Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2013
12
15
10
96
94
94
2014
11
17
9
96
94
95
2015
15
19
9
96
93
94
2016
12
18
10
95
94
94
2017
13
25
11
94
92
94

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