Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Gender and Grade Level

Year(s): 2013-2015

Mono CountyPercent
Reason7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School44.2%35.2%28.6%N/A48.3%42.6%34.0%N/A
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)32.7%23.5%24.7%N/A24.5%35.5%41.4%N/A
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry0.2%0.0%3.4%N/A2.4%0.0%0.0%N/A
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep2.6%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%3.2%0.0%N/A
Didn’t Feel Safe at School0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Had to Work0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend4.9%0.0%0.0%N/A0.1%1.6%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Suspended0.0%2.9%0.0%N/A0.0%0.0%0.7%N/A
Other Reason7.7%18.2%11.8%N/A20.4%16.5%10.8%N/A
Two or More Reasons7.7%20.3%31.4%N/A4.3%0.5%13.1%N/A