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Every School Day Counts: The Forum Guide to Collecting and Using Attendance Data
NCES 2009-804
February 2009


Table 1. Change in number and percent of habitual truants by school level, Aurora Public Schools, Colorado: School years 2006–07 to 2007–08

School Level 2006–07 2007–08 Difference 2006-07
to 2007-08
Number habitual truants
Percent
 of total
membership
Number habitual truants
Percent
 of total membership
Percent change
Change in
 number of habitual truants
Total district
4,567
15.2
4,306
14.7
-0.4
-261
Elementary
1,010
6.4
390
2.6
-3.9
-620
Middle
967
14.8
1,032
16.5
1.8
+65
High
2,590
33
2,884
37.2
4.2
+294
Habitual truancy is defined as 10 or more days of unexcused absences in a school year.
Source: Aurora Public Schools, Colorado, May 2008
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