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

Table 2. Truancy rate by school, Alamosa School District, Colorado: School Year 2006–07

Grade School Truancy Rate (percent truant)
K–1 Polston Primary 32
2–3 Boyd Elementary 10
4–5 Evans Elementary 20
6–8 Ortega Middle 50
9–12 Alamosa High 42
Truancy is defined as missing 10 or more days of school.
Source: Valley Courier, Alamosa, Colorado, May 2, 2008
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