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Arland D. Williams Junior Elementary School reports 9% truancy rate

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By East Central Reporter Reports | Dec 16, 2018

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The truancy rate at Arland D. Williams Junior Elementary School fell to 9 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a East Central Reporter 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 Mattoon CUSD 2 saw a chronic truancy rate of 8 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 734 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.

Arland D. Williams Junior Elementary School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2014
9
7
9
94
94
95
2015
12
7
9
94
94
94
2016
7
5
10
94
94
94
2017
10
6
11
94
93
94
2018
9
8
11
94
93
94

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