Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Sierra CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any SchoolN/AN/AN/AN/A
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)N/AN/AN/AN/A
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or AngryN/AN/AN/AN/A
Didn’t Get Enough SleepN/AN/AN/AN/A
Didn’t Feel Safe at SchoolN/AN/AN/AN/A
Had to WorkN/AN/AN/AN/A
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or FriendN/AN/AN/AN/A
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from SchoolN/AN/AN/AN/A
Wanted to Use Alcohol or DrugsN/AN/AN/AN/A
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for ClassN/AN/AN/AN/A
Was Bored with or Uninterested in SchoolN/AN/AN/AN/A
Was SuspendedN/AN/AN/AN/A
Other ReasonN/AN/AN/AN/A
Two or More ReasonsN/AN/AN/AN/A