Reasons for School Absence in Past Month, by Grade Level

Year(s): 2017-2019

Mariposa CountyPercent
Reason for AbsenceGrade 7Grade 9Grade 11Non-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School57.4%46.4%31.0%N/A
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)22.6%20.1%21.3%N/A
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry1.0%0.0%1.7%N/A
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Didn’t Feel Safe at School0.8%1.2%0.0%N/A
Had to Work0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend0.8%0.7%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.0%0.7%0.0%N/A
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.0%0.0%0.9%N/A
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School0.0%0.0%0.0%N/A
Was Suspended0.0%0.0%2.5%N/A
Other Reason7.3%11.1%7.2%N/A
Two or More Reasons10.2%19.8%35.4%N/A