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

Year(s): 2013-2015

Inyo CountyPercent
Reason7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional7th Grade9th Grade11th GradeNon-Traditional
Didn’t Miss Any School33.5%SN/A8.6%32.4%SN/AS
Illness (including respiratory and dental problems)20.2%SN/A17.1%31.3%SN/AS
Felt Very Sad, Hopeless, Anxious, Stressed, or Angry1.5%SN/A8.6%0.0%SN/AS
Didn’t Get Enough Sleep0.0%SN/A0.0%0.0%SN/AS
Didn’t Feel Safe at School0.0%SN/A0.0%0.0%SN/AS
Had to Work0.0%SN/A0.0%0.0%SN/AS
Had to Care for or Help a Family Member or Friend1.5%SN/A0.0%0.0%SN/AS
Wanted to Spend Time with Friends Not from School0.2%SN/A0.0%0.0%SN/AS
Wanted to Use Alcohol or Drugs0.0%SN/A0.0%1.4%SN/AS
Was Behind in Schoolwork or Unprepared for Class0.0%SN/A0.0%0.0%SN/AS
Was Bored with or Uninterested in School2.5%SN/A0.0%2.8%SN/AS
Was Suspended0.0%SN/A0.0%1.4%SN/AS
Other Reason21.8%SN/A17.1%15.9%SN/AS
Two or More Reasons18.8%SN/A48.6%14.8%SN/AS