Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Modoc CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School48.9%41.1%48.4%N/A
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)25.1%19.5%22.0%N/A
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.0%0.0%2.1%N/A
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.0%1.4%1.8%N/A
Didn’t Feel Safe at School0.0%0.3%2.7%N/A
Had to Work0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend2.7%4.8%4.5%N/A
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.0%1.3%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.0%1.3%0.0%N/A
Was Suspended0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Other Reason13.4%18.9%11.1%N/A
Two or More Reasons9.9%11.5%7.5%N/A