Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Gender and Grade Level

Year(s): 2013-2015

Trinity CountyPercent
FemaleMale
Reason7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School35.6%31.5%18.8%N/A43.2%39.4%25.1%N/A
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)27.1%29.8%29.9%N/A31.8%21.0%18.5%N/A
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.0%2.2%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A1.4%0.0%0.0%N/A
Didn’t Feel Safe at School0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Had to Work0.0%1.1%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%1.5%N/A
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A2.7%0.0%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.0%3.1%0.0%N/A0.0%4.3%4.3%N/A
Was Suspended0.3%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.2%4.3%N/A
Other Reason4.7%7.2%10.6%N/A13.2%13.6%9.2%N/A
Two or More Reasons32.2%25.1%40.7%N/A7.7%21.5%37.2%N/A