Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Sutter CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School35.9%SSS
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)22.2%SSS
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.4%SSS
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.7%SSS
Didn’t Feel Safe at School1.9%SSS
Had to Work0.1%SSS
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend1.6%SSS
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.6%SSS
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.2%SSS
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.1%SSS
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.7%SSS
Was Suspended0.4%SSS
Other Reason12.7%SSS
Two or More Reasons22.4%SSS