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Herscher Intermediate School reports 0.0% truancy rate

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By Local Labs News Service | Oct 14, 2018

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The truancy rate at Herscher Intermediate School stayed flat at 0.0 percent during the 2016-17 school year, according to a Kankakee Times analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The schools average daily attendance rate was 96 percent.

Students are considered chronically truant if they miss 5 percent of school days or more per year without acceptable excuses. The Herscher CUSD 2 saw a chronic truancy rate of 0.3 percent during the 2016-17 school year, while the statewide rate was 11 percent.

The school enrolled 417 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 96 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

Herscher Intermediate School chronic truancy rates 5-year trend
Year
Chronic truancy rate
Daily attendance rate
School
District
State
School
District
State
2013
0.0
1
10
95
96
94
2014
0.0
0.2
9
96
95
95
2015
0.0
1
9
96
95
94
2016
0.0
0.2
10
96
95
94
2017
0.0
0.3
11
96
95
94

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