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Gen George Patton Elementary School reports 53% truancy rate

By Local Labs News Service | Jan 4, 2019

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The truancy rate at Gen George Patton Elementary School rose to 53 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 Gen George Patton SD 133 saw a chronic truancy rate of 53 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 267 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.

Gen George Patton Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
2
2
9
92
92
95
2015
5
5
9
92
92
94
2016
2
2
10
91
91
94
2017
2
2
11
95
95
94
2018
53
53
11
93
93
94

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