Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Trinity CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School40.1%29.7%29.4%N/A
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)27.5%22.9%25.9%N/A
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Didn’t Feel Safe at School0.0%1.2%0.0%N/A
Had to Work0.0%0.0%3.5%N/A
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend0.8%1.6%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.0%0.0%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%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Suspended0.4%1.4%3.5%N/A
Other Reason8.8%22.1%29.2%N/A
Two or More Reasons22.4%21.2%8.6%N/A