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Berger-Vandenberg Elementary School reports 15% truancy rate

By Local Labs News Service | Dec 30, 2018

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The truancy rate at Berger-Vandenberg Elementary School fell to 15 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a South Cook News analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The schools average daily attendance rate was 93 percent.

Students are considered chronically truant if they miss 5 percent of school days or more per year without acceptable excuses. The Dolton SD 149 saw a chronic truancy rate of 14 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 317 students in the 2017-18 school year, and average daily attendance was at 93 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

Berger-Vandenberg Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
0
0.2
9
94
94
95
2015
1
1
9
98
94
94
2016
6
6
10
94
95
94
2017
19
9
11
93
94
94
2018
15
14
11
93
95
94

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