North Jacksonville School reports 12% truancy rate
The schools average daily attendance rate was 95 percent.
Students are considered chronically truant if they miss 5 percent of school days or more per year without acceptable excuses. The Jacksonville SD 117 saw a chronic truancy rate of 15 percent during the 2017-18 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.
The school enrolled 216 students in the 2017-18 school year, and average daily attendance was at 95 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.