Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Colusa CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School56.9%39.6%40.5%S
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)17.6%28.1%23.5%S
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.5%1.5%0.2%S
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.1%0.0%0.2%S
Didn’t Feel Safe at School2.6%0.0%0.5%S
Had to Work0.0%0.0%0.0%S
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend0.0%2.5%1.2%S
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.0%2.3%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%0.6%S
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.5%0.9%0.0%S
Was Suspended0.0%1.5%1.1%S
Other Reason13.6%7.6%12.8%S
Two or More Reasons8.2%16.0%19.4%S