Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Glenn CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School43.4%54.3%43.5%S
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)28.0%16.7%25.0%S
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.0%0.4%1.3%S
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep1.0%0.6%1.8%S
Didn’t Feel Safe at School2.3%0.4%0.8%S
Had to Work0.0%0.2%0.4%S
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend1.2%0.8%0.3%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%0.8%S
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.5%0.0%1.3%S
Was Suspended0.4%0.0%0.0%S
Other Reason13.3%12.9%10.1%S
Two or More Reasons10.0%13.7%14.6%S