Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Tehama CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School43.6%48.2%40.9%S
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)25.2%24.5%23.3%S
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.3%0.0%0.3%S
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.4%0.8%0.8%S
Didn’t Feel Safe at School0.6%0.5%1.8%S
Had to Work0.0%0.0%0.0%S
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend1.0%1.6%1.7%S
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.1%0.0%0.0%S
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.0%0.4%0.0%S
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.0%0.2%1.3%S
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.2%0.6%0.0%S
Was Suspended0.7%0.5%0.6%S
Other Reason13.0%11.1%10.0%S
Two or More Reasons15.0%11.7%19.4%S