Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Del Norte CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School36.2%27.1%30.8%S
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)24.4%21.7%16.4%S
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.0%0.0%0.0%S
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.0%0.8%0.0%S
Didn’t Feel Safe at School1.3%1.6%0.0%S
Had to Work0.0%0.0%0.0%S
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend2.7%1.2%1.7%S
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.0%0.0%0.0%S
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.0%0.0%0.0%S
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.0%0.0%0.0%S
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.0%0.8%1.9%S
Was Suspended0.0%0.0%0.0%S
Other Reason13.8%12.3%12.2%S
Two or More Reasons21.6%34.4%37.1%S