Searchable database: Truancy in Michigan schools

Truancy rates vary dramatically from district to district. They are disproportionately high in urban areas with high poverty rates, where children and families cope with a wide range of issues including transportation, health care, and gaps in parenting skills that can create barriers to attendance.

Enter the name of your school district below to view most current truancy statistics:

District NameTotal studentsTruant studentsPercent Truant
Academic and Career Education Academy11800.0
Academy for Business and Technology71216022.5
Academy of Flint47300.0
Academy of Southfield40000.0
Academy of Warren68236453.4
Academy of Waterford2216830.8
Academy of Westland3493610.3
ACE Academy (SDA)14700.0
Achieve Charter Academy73700.0
Adams Township School District43151.2
Addison Community Schools89700.0
Adrian, School District of the City of318740112.6
Advanced Technology Academy132370.5
AGBU Alex-Marie Manoogian School39300.0
Airport Community Schools264870.3
Aisha Shule/WEB Dubois Prep. Academy School21820.9
Akron-Fairgrove Schools27572.5
Alanson Public Schools32041.3
Alba Public Schools1651810.9
Albion Public Schools820313.8
Alcona Community Schools772698.9
Algonac Community School District1907593.1
Allegan Public Schools2700973.6
Allen Academy1003868.6
Allen Park Public Schools3777892.4
Allendale Public Schools2389150.6
Alma Public Schools2287773.4
Almont Community Schools1624120.7
Alpena Public Schools40541142.8
American International Academy11321.8
American Montessori Academy496448.9
Anchor Bay School District6226560.9
Ann Arbor Learning Community254114.3
Ann Arbor Public Schools166394322.6
Arbor Academy21220.9
Arbor Preparatory High School16321.2
Arenac Eastern School District26500.0
Armada Area Schools199620.1
Arts Academy in the Woods276134.7
Arts and Technology Academy of Pontiac42315737.1
Arvon Township School District800.0
Ashley Community Schools32300.0
Athens Area Schools612111.8
Atherton Community Schools86613015.0
Atlanta Community Schools28000.0
Au Gres-Sims School District39400.0
AuTrain-Onota Public Schools3800.0
Avondale School District357330.1
Bad Axe Public Schools1144353.1
Baldwin Community Schools59913222.0
Bangor Public Schools (Van Buren)1265302.4
Bangor Township S/D #82800.0
Bangor Township Schools25332419.5
Baraga Area Schools5095210.2
Bark River-Harris School District691121.7
Bath Community Schools1010202.0
Battle Creek Area Learning Center15300.0
Battle Creek Public Schools5393102319.0
Bay City Academy15400.0
Bay City School District85431081.3
Bay County PSA2364016.9
Bay-Arenac Community High School15753.2
Beal City Public Schools67160.9
Bear Lake Schools36300.0
Beaver Island Community School6800.0
Beaverton Rural Schools1328413.1
Bedford Public Schools4810250.5
Beecher Community School District150043228.8
Belding Area School District206025112.2
Bellaire Public Schools456102.2
Bellevue Community Schools61640.6
Ben Ross Public School Academy23100.0
Bendle Public Schools218323110.6
Bentley Community School District863647.4
Benton Harbor Area Schools3089541.7
Benton Harbor Charter School4055613.8
Benzie County Central Schools1695663.9
Berkley School District4606190.4
Berlin Township S/D #32214.5
Berrien Springs Public Schools21401647.7
Bessemer Area School District45920.4
Big Bay De Noc School District23900.0
Big Jackson School District3800.0
Big Rapids Public Schools19381286.6
Bingham Arts Academy2003216.0
Birch Run Area Schools1886552.9
Black River Public School85400.0
Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy6217712.4
Blissfield Community Schools125010.1
Bloomfield Hills Schools5325410.8
Bloomingdale Public School District125625520.3
Blue Water Middle College8500.0
Bois Blanc Pines School District400.0
Boyne City Public Schools1304423.2
Boyne Falls Public School District208209.6
Bradford Academy1286947.3
Brandon School District in the Counties of Oakland and Lapeer32621013.1
Brandywine Community Schools14101319.3
Breckenridge Community Schools799526.5
Breitung Township School District167620.1
Bridge Academy737425.7
Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District144919513.5
Bridgman Public Schools98820.2
Brighton Area Schools6130611.0
Brimley Area Schools490142.9
Britton Deerfield Schools77240.5
Bronson Community School District1146716.2
Brown City Community Schools91812213.3
Buchanan Community Schools1552271.7
Buckley Community Schools407215.2
Buena Vista School District64411918.5
Bullock Creek School District19801125.7
Burr Oak Community School District27893.2
Burt Township School District4600.0
Burton Glen Charter Academy672121.8
Business Entrepreneurship, Science, Tech. Academy4945711.5
Byron Area Schools115430.3
Byron Center Charter School24600.0
Byron Center Public Schools3478120.3
Cadillac Area Public Schools30731153.7
Caledonia Community Schools414800.0
Camden-Frontier School600223.7
Canton Charter Academy73460.8
Capac Community Schools1371997.2
Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools43692746.3
Carney-Nadeau Public Schools23420.9
Caro Community Schools188423112.3
Carrollton Public Schools2050824.0
Carson City-Crystal Area Schools1062535.0
Carsonville-Port Sanilac School District600366.0
Casa Richard Academy992828.3
Caseville Public Schools26500.0
Casman Alternative Academy9033.3
Cass City Public Schools1104534.8
Cassopolis Public Schools1101121.1
Cedar Springs Public Schools33583189.5
Center Academy3966516.4
Center for Literacy and Creativity985960.2
Center Line Public Schools27281084.0
Central Academy53900.0
Central Lake Public Schools3573910.9
Central Montcalm Public Schools1862693.7
Centreville Public Schools917141.5
Cesar Chavez Academy218928212.9
Chandler Park Academy24091747.2
Chandler Woods Charter Academy710446.2
Charlevoix Public Schools110100.0
Charlotte Public Schools2678622.3
Charyl Stockwell Academy110220.2
Chassell Township School District26210.4
Chatfield School44900.0
Cheboygan Area Schools1912160.8
Chelsea School District249000.0
Chesaning Union Schools162180.5
Chippewa Hills School District22071486.7
Chippewa Valley Schools162072861.8
Church School District2100.0
Clara B. Ford Academy (SDA)16600.0
Clare Public Schools1543392.5
Clarenceville School District1856593.2
Clarkston Community School District80122983.7
Clawson Public Schools179470.4
Climax-Scotts Community Schools578284.8
Clinton Community Schools116500.0
Clintondale Community Schools37151594.3
Clio Area School District365256015.3
Coldwater Community Schools29741314.4
Cole Academy18242.2
Coleman Community Schools766597.7
Colfax Township S/D #1F2600.0
Coloma Community Schools18381045.7
Colon Community School District630243.8
Columbia School District1533120.8
Commonwealth Community Devel. Academy266124.5
Comstock Park Public Schools23441205.1
Comstock Public Schools210025011.9
Concord Academy - Petoskey27582.9
Concord Academy Boyne19721.0
Concord Community Schools80530.4
Concord Montessori and Community School18021.1
Conner Creek Academy East1123242.1
Constantine Public School District1475372.5
Coopersville Area Public School District2475140.6
Copper Country ISD632133.3
Corunna Public Schools2243924.1
Countryside Academy49916833.7
Covenant House Academy Southwest22917676.9
Covert Public Schools531203.8
Crawford AuSable Schools1667281.7
Creative Learning Academy4300.0
Creative Montessori Academy63400.0
Creative Technologies Academy322144.3
Crescent Academy6188012.9
Crestwood School District339834910.3
Cross Creek Charter Academy73800.0
Crossroads Charter Academy710131.8
Croswell-Lexington Community Schools21501044.8
Da Vinci Institute29517459.0
Dansville Schools90215517.2
David Ellis Academy25410.4
David Ellis Academy West80960.7
Davison Community Schools5541100.2
Dearborn City School District189316533.4
Dearborn Heights School District #729092297.9
Decatur Public Schools953414.3
Deckerville Community School District62261.0
Delton Kellogg Schools1515765.0
DeTour Area Schools15000.0
DeTour Arts and Technology Academy5100.0
Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences1184211.8
Detroit City School District6613246067.0
Detroit Community Schools1040626.0
Detroit Enterprise Academy71321229.7
Detroit Leadership Academy305206.6
Detroit Merit Charter Academy73318024.6
Detroit Midtown Academy45328362.5
Detroit Service Learning Academy115646240.0
Detroit West Preparatory Academy28100.0
DeWitt Public Schools299480.3
Dexter Community School District3588120.3
Discovery Arts and Technology PSA22110045.2
Dollar Bay-Tamarack City Area Schools3294714.3
Dove Academy of Detroit4654810.3
Dowagiac Union School District23971335.5
Dr. Charles Drew Academy3976716.9
Dr. Joseph F. Pollack Academic Center of Excellence835253.0
Dream Academy257207.8
Dryden Community Schools69291.3
Dundee Community Schools1614553.4
Durand Area Schools162823614.5
Eagle Crest Charter Academy72020.3
East Arbor Charter Academy48300.0
East China School District4657240.5
East Detroit Public Schools367746012.5
East Grand Rapids Public Schools298440.1
East Jackson Community Schools124413911.2
East Jordan Public Schools1027201.9
East Lansing School District3423521.5
Eastern Washtenaw Multicultural Academy28010.4
Easton Township S/D #63400.0
Eaton Academy503244.8
Eaton Rapids Public Schools2618893.4
Eau Claire Public Schools801394.9
Ecorse Public Schools101612011.8
Edison Public School Academy1201756.2
Edwardsburg Public Schools2718180.7
El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz Academy33100.0
Elk Rapids Schools1414171.2
Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker Schools940707.4
Ellsworth Community School21910.5
Elm River Township School District600.0
EMAN Hamilton Academy51240579.1
Endeavor Charter Academy707202.8
Engadine Consolidated Schools28251.8
Escanaba Area Public Schools2573692.7
Essexville-Hampton Public Schools17711448.1
Evart Public Schools958788.1
Ewen-Trout Creek Consolidated School District245156.1
Excel Charter Academy1207252.1
Excelsior Township S/D #149510.2
Fairview Area School District32000.0
Farmington Public School District11269430.4
Farwell Area Schools1453382.6
Fennville Public Schools147316211.0
Fenton Area Public Schools3546792.2
Ferndale Public Schools37122737.4
Fitzgerald Public Schools2852953.3
Flagship Charter Academy6948412.1
Flat Rock Community Schools1892573.0
FlexTech High School11800.0
Flint, School District of the City of9606215522.4
Flushing Community Schools4240892.1
Forest Academy8500.0
Forest Area Community Schools63881.3
Forest Hills Public Schools1014750.0
Forest Park School District46620.4
Fortis Academy67835251.9
Four Corners Montessori Academy30551.6
Fowler Public Schools54830.5
Fowlerville Community Schools29981394.6
Francis Reh PSA36621257.9
Frankenmuth School District122960.5
Frankfort-Elberta Area Schools531203.8
Fraser Public Schools52772294.3
Freeland Community School District184350.3
Fremont Public School District2308703.0
Frontier International Academy329103.0
Fruitport Community Schools3048832.7
Fulton Schools105950.5
Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools1160242.1
Galien Township School District12697.1
Garden City, School District of the City of4758871.8
Gaudior Academy2267332.3
Gaylord Community Schools3104902.9
Genesee School District825101.2
George Crockett Academy42029069.0
George Washington Carver Academy44000.0
Gibraltar School District37612165.7
Gladstone Area Schools1565221.4
Gladwin Community Schools1824764.2
Glen Lake Community Schools807111.4
Glenn Public School District4200.0
Global Heights Academy15500.0
Global Preparatory Academy16242.5
Gobles Public School District85950.6
Godfrey-Lee Public Schools1775130.7
Godwin Heights Public Schools214325311.8
Goodrich Area Schools2145190.9
Grand Blanc Academy41715837.9
Grand Blanc Community Schools8740320.4
Grand Haven Area Public Schools5963310.5
Grand Ledge Public Schools5087591.2
Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center224188.0
Grand Rapids Public Schools17091455826.7
Grand Traverse Academy120420.2
Grandville Public Schools5672290.5
Grant Public School District207151024.6
Grant Township S/D #2600.0
Grass Lake Community Schools1273443.5
Grattan Academy30200.0
Great Lakes Academy25422187.0
Great Oaks Academy72938652.9
Greenville Public Schools3764200.5
Grosse Ile Township Schools186230.2
Grosse Pointe Public Schools8355480.6
Gull Lake Community Schools2911692.4
Gwinn Area Community Schools1212322.6
Hagar Township S/D #67445.4
Hale Area Schools5908614.6
Hamilton Community Schools264820.1
Hamtramck Academy49400.0
Hamtramck, School District of the City of298481727.4
Hancock Public Schools838111.3
Hanley International Academy61100.0
Hanover-Horton School District128890.7
Harbor Beach Community Schools53571.3
Harbor Springs School District87910.1
Harper Creek Community Schools25322359.3
Harper Woods, The School District of the City of1231988.0
Harrison Community Schools158136022.8
Hart Public School District12691108.7
Hartford Public Schools1466755.1
Hartland Consolidated Schools55981572.8
Haslett Public Schools270670.3
Hastings Area School District285780.3
Hazel Park, School District of the City of449061313.7
HEART Academy22600.0
Hemlock Public School District125940.3
Henry Ford Academy51700.0
Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (PSAD)69130.4
Hesperia Community Schools113211510.2
Highland Park City Schools97355757.2
Hillman Community Schools5116713.1
Hillsdale Community Schools15351077.0
Hillsdale Preparatory School9900.0
Holland City School District40501473.6
Holly Academy82900.0
Holly Area School District344134710.1
Holt Public Schools58462784.8
Holton Public Schools91120922.9
Homer Community School District1054383.6
Honey Creek Community School23900.0
Hope Academy5788614.9
Hope Academy of West Michigan2959231.2
Hope of Detroit Academy523203.8
Hopkins Public Schools159570.4
Houghton Lake Community Schools159516210.2
Houghton-Portage Township School District133300.0
Howell Public Schools80651171.5
Hudson Area Schools97980.8
Hudsonville Public School District6032170.3
Huron Academy54261.1
Huron School District2399451.9
Huron Valley Schools99183223.2
Ida Public School District1506251.7
Imlay City Community Schools2189432.0
Inland Lakes Schools869313.6
International Academy of Flint114618716.3
International Academy of Saginaw2909633.1
Ionia Public Schools308137912.3
Ionia Township S/D #21815.6
Iron Mountain Public Schools1180181.5
Ironwood Area Schools of Gogebic County91860.7
Ishpeming Public School District No. 184150.6
Island City Academy215146.5
Ithaca Public Schools132230.2
Jackson Public Schools6055141523.4
Jalen Rose Leadership Academy1203327.5
Japanese American School of South East Michigan3300.0
Jefferson Schools (Monroe)20741758.4
Jenison Public Schools4652210.5
Johannesburg-Lewiston Area Schools7869412.0
Jonesville Community Schools1469161.1
Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe Academy46181.7
Joy Preparatory Academy370133.5
Kalamazoo Public Schools12504269321.5
Kaleva Norman Dickson School District626213.4
Kalkaska Public Schools157424715.7
Kearsley Community School District31551324.2
Kelloggsville Public Schools2289833.6
Kenowa Hills Public Schools3311802.4
Kensington Woods High School14100.0
Kent City Community Schools1291272.1
Kentwood Public Schools87205906.8
Keystone Academy763101.3
Kingsley Area Schools1462241.6
Kingston Community School District628101.6
Knapp Charter Academy752243.2
Laingsburg Community Schools1166262.2
Lake City Area School District1158141.2
Lake Fenton Community Schools1869683.6
Lake Linden-Hubbell School District515112.1
Lake Orion Community Schools77051912.5
Lake Shore Public Schools (Macomb)3554401.1
Lakeshore School District (Berrien)2934772.6
Lakeview Community Schools (Montcalm)133719814.8
Lakeview Public Schools (Macomb)37951022.7
Lakeview Sch. District (Calhoun)39202797.1
LakeVille Community School District1628976.0
Lakewood Public Schools207237017.9
Lamphere Public Schools2739200.7
Landmark Academy97000.0
L'Anse Area Schools72610214.0
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools117688887.5
Lansing Charter Academy5657613.5
Lansing Public School District12754218917.2
Lapeer Community Schools60262894.8
Laurus Academy72838452.7
Lawrence Public Schools68214521.3
Lawton Community School District1015111.1
Leelanau Montessori Public School Academy7000.0
Legacy Charter Academy52127252.2
Leland Public School District45520.4
Les Cheneaux Community Schools28341.4
Leslie Public Schools137820.1
Life Skills Center of Pontiac1726034.9
Lighthouse Academy2104722.4
Lincoln Consolidated School District45503457.6
Lincoln Park, School District of the City of47732996.3
Lincoln-King Academy48900.0
Linden Charter Academy73952871.4
Linden Community Schools296600.0
Litchfield Community Schools32992.7
Livonia Public Schools School District15251860.6
Lowell Area Schools3791571.5
Ludington Area School District220930213.7
Mackinac Island Public Schools8500.0
Mackinaw City Public Schools18200.0
Madison Academy614233.7
Madison District Public Schools1332725.4
Madison School District (Lenawee)1521664.3
Mancelona Public Schools982323.3
Manchester Community Schools120350.4
Manistee Area Public Schools1692221.3
Manistique Area Schools842586.9
Manton Consolidated Schools94917218.1
Maple Valley Schools1223383.1
Mar Lee School District32620.6
Marcellus Community Schools797202.5
Marion Public Schools52640.8
Marlette Community Schools1022202.0
Marquette Area Public Schools3007832.8
Marshall Academy2733011.0
Marshall Public Schools23341124.8
Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center Academy35400.0
Martin Public Schools58620.3
Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts1278524.1
Marysville Public Schools266260.2
Mason Consolidated Schools (Monroe)1178766.5
Mason County Central Schools1436141.0
Mason County Eastern Schools483193.9
Mason Public Schools (Ingham)2992742.5
Mattawan Consolidated School378040.1
Mayville Community School District77912516.0
McBain Rural Agricultural Schools109700.0
Melvindale-North Allen Park Schools28441826.4
Memphis Community Schools94410.1
Mendon Community School District709152.1
Menominee Area Public Schools1675764.5
Meridian Public Schools129119715.3
Merrill Community Schools722233.2
Merritt Academy46700.0
Mesick Consolidated Schools712121.7
Metro Charter Academy74523831.9
Michigan Center School District13751259.1
Michigan Connections Academy66300.0
Michigan Mathematics and Science Academy24020.8
Michigan Technical Academy103441039.7
Michigan Virtual Charter Academy683182.6
Mid Peninsula School District231125.2
Midland Academy of Advanced and Creative Studies23952.1
Midland Public Schools813740.0
Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy223125.4
Milan Area Schools258690.3
Millington Community Schools1402684.9
Mio-AuSable Schools63940.6
Mona Shores Public School District37932255.9
Monroe Public Schools62174326.9
Montabella Community Schools832779.3
Montague Area Public Schools1472976.6
Montrose Community Schools140517712.6
Moran Township School District7700.0
Morenci Area Schools74081.1
Morey Public School Academy10421.9
Morley Stanwood Community Schools13561208.8
Morrice Area Schools552101.8
Mount Clemens Community School District153480.5
Mt. Clemens Montessori Academy31900.0
Mt. Morris Consolidated Schools251933513.3
Mt. Pleasant City School District34931554.4
Munising Public Schools65910.2
Muskegon Heights School District136875455.1
Muskegon, Public Schools of the City of4652541.2
Nah Tah Wahsh Public School Academy1773218.1
Napoleon Community Schools1528110.7
Nataki Talibah Schoolhouse of Detroit36061.7
Negaunee Public Schools145220.1
New Bedford Academy1683017.9
New Beginnings Academy12500.0
New Branches School3474212.1
New Buffalo Area Schools6578012.2
New Haven Community Schools1328624.7
New Lothrop Area Public Schools88114416.3
New Paradigm Glazer Academy1775531.1
New Paradigm Loving Academy1885127.1
Newaygo Public School District171840523.6
NICE Community School District123020.2
Niles Community Schools37812145.7
Noor International Academy6600.0
North Adams-Jerome Public Schools434112.5
North Branch Area Schools243329812.2
North Central Area Schools45810.2
North Dickinson County Schools30510.3
North Huron School District451112.4
North Muskegon Public Schools99770.7
North Saginaw Charter Academy42533879.5
North Star Academy25731.2
Northpointe Academy33100.0
Northport Public School District152149.2
Northridge Academy2765821.0
Northview Public Schools34351243.6
Northville Public Schools699630.0
Northwest Academy13221.5
Northwest Community Schools2871973.4
Norway-Vulcan Area Schools74900.0
Nottawa Community School12800.0
Novi Community School District62741242.0
Nsoroma Institute22100.0
Oak Park, School District of the City of41811513.6
Oakland Academy21700.0
Oakland International Academy695172.4
Oakridge Public Schools18731206.4
Ojibwe Charter School8944.5
Okemos Public Schools3898381.0
Old Redford Academy204147923.5
Olivet Community Schools1561100.6
Onaway Area Community School District66491.4
Oneida Township S/D #31300.0
Onekama Consolidated Schools419102.4
Onsted Community Schools1550523.4
Ontonagon Area Schools409133.2
Orchard View Schools26561686.3
Oscoda Area Schools129413010.0
Otsego Public Schools2353331.4
Outlook Academy441227.3
Ovid-Elsie Area Schools1704965.6
Owendale-Gagetown Area School District199105.0
Owosso Public Schools33221444.3
Oxford Community Schools48752966.1
Palo Community School District793038.0
Pansophia Academy24131.2
Paragon Charter Academy70021030.0
Paramount Charter Academy6839213.5
Parchment School District1743331.9
Paw Paw Public School District2304803.5
Peck Community School District47230.6
Pellston Public Schools61881.3
Pennfield Schools21002079.9
Pentwater Public School District28372.5
Perry Public Schools151000.0
Pewamo-Westphalia Community Schools66030.5
Pickford Public Schools5667212.7
Pierre Toussaint Academy37000.0
Pinckney Community Schools4158882.1
Pinconning Area Schools1473503.4
Pine River Area Schools116820717.7
Pittsford Area Schools671162.4
Plainwell Community Schools2713210.8
Plymouth Educational Center Charter School1379111680.9
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools184134412.4
Pontiac Academy for Excellence1409151.1
Pontiac City School District54303847.1
Port Hope Community Schools7600.0
Port Huron Area School District97576656.8
Portage Public Schools86711992.3
Portland Public Schools2029964.7
Posen Consolidated School District No. 926500.0
Potterville Public Schools981596.0
Powell Township Schools4200.0
Presque Isle Academy II6158.2
Prevail Academy598223.7
Public Schools of Calumet1505493.3
Public Schools of Petoskey2947270.9
Quest Charter Academy62120.3
Quincy Community Schools1278352.7
Rapid River Public Schools38951.3
Ravenna Public Schools1064736.9
Reach Charter Academy70112217.4
Reading Community Schools843222.6
Redford Union Schools, District No. 12968126942.8
Reed City Area Public Schools15331177.6
Reese Public Schools911283.1
Reeths-Puffer Schools38021644.3
Regent Park Scholars Charter Academy43340292.8
Relevant Academy of Eaton County13700.0
Renaissance Public School Academy34541.2
Republic-Michigamme Schools14100.0
Richfield Public School Academy653477.2
Richmond Community Schools1683120.7
Ridge Park Charter Academy68760.9
River Rouge, School District of the City of114710.1
River Valley School District68830.4
Riverside Academy1089201.8
Riverview Community School District2832180.6
Rochester Community School District14909490.3
Rockford Public Schools7877250.3
Rogers City Area Schools54830.5
Romeo Community Schools53731462.7
Romulus Community Schools333634910.5
Roscommon Area Public Schools1403271.9
Roseville Community Schools523363912.2
Ross-Hill Academy2054019.5
Rudyard Area Schools814293.6
Saginaw Preparatory Academy412348.3
Saginaw Township Community Schools50603426.8
Saginaw, School District of the City of7896127116.1
Saline Area Schools5238370.7
Sand Creek Community Schools95240.4
Sandusky Community School District1090454.1
Saranac Community Schools1152242.1
Saugatuck Public Schools83850.6
Sault Ste. Marie Area Schools2435120.5
School District of the City of Birmingham8267310.4
School District of the City of Inkster26601686.3
School District of the City of Royal Oak5172180.3
School District of Ypsilanti365400.0
Schoolcraft Community Schools1108555.0
Shelby Public Schools1505473.1
Shepherd Public Schools18031186.5
Sigel Township S/D #3F1000.0
Sigel Township S/D #4F1600.0
Sigel Township S/D #6800.0
Sodus Township S/D #56446.3
South Arbor Charter Academy766364.7
South Canton Scholars Charter Academy58720.3
South Haven Public Schools2225733.3
South Lake Schools21601034.8
South Lyon Community Schools7056741.0
South Redford School District32801825.5
Southfield Public School District7561230.3
Southgate Community School District538779914.8
Sparta Area Schools28441134.0
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David Britten
Fri, 10/11/2013 - 6:54am
The data is interesting which is why our district is leading the ALL DAY, EVERY DAY School Attendance Matters! effort in the City of Wyoming. But keep in mind that the State of Michigan does not define truancy. That is a local Board of Education decision. For some districts, it may be 5 or more absences in a marking period. Others, it might be 10 or more in a semester. Additionally, there is something to say for a state that allows unfettered homeschooling and encourages online learning to also be concerned with whether or not children are in school every day. There's a mixed message when we talk out of both sides of our mouths about whether or not it's important for kids to be in the classroom.
Sun, 10/13/2013 - 9:15am
Mr. Britten your comments about "unfettered" homeschooling is misguided and demonstrates that you may not understand how freedom works in our society. In a free society, "we the people" hold our elected and state officials accountable. It is the "unfettered" official who believes that he has the power and authority to regulate the lives of the citizenry that is the problem. NOT the "unfterred" homeschooler who chooses not to use the public school system. Here's how a news article once said it, "The responsibility for raising children, which includes their education, begins and ends with parents. Most parents see definite advantages to delegating some of their schooling responsibilities to professional educators. And many people understand there are definite advantages to contributing to the general education of other people's kids. But parents are the ones who are directly responsible for their own children.(snip) The boss has the right to dictate qualifications for his employees; the employees don't get to set the qualifications for the boss. The public school system is the employee in this case. Understand that and you'll see the whole idea of regulating home schools is preposterous." (end quote) The state has enough children directly under their care that are falling through the cracks, regulating the homeschoolers is NOT going to solve that problem. Yes, I know the argument that some who are "truant" claim to homeschool and that is worrisome to you. But the solution is NOT to regulate ALL because some abuse their freedom. Remember, you are not the boss of parents but work for them. If a parent chooses not to hire you for the education of their education children, that does NOT give you the right to demand that they report to the state or its agents in the schools. Consider, a parent does not report to the Dept. of Transportation if we don't use public transportation. We don't report to the DHS if Iwe don't use public food stamps. Likewise, parents should not be regulated or accountable to MDE if we choose not to use public education. You are providing a service to the public but in no way should those who do not use the service be accountable for what they do instead. What you considered "unfettered" homeschooling many of us call exercising our freedom.
David Britten
Tue, 10/15/2013 - 7:14pm
Ms. Braun, I appreciate your civics lesson but as a 22-year retired military officer, I find it unnecessary and your lecture has nothing to do with this thread. Had you read my comment in full context with the original post, my point was why would Bridge Magazine make a big deal out of whether or not a student is in school every day if in Michigan, students don't even have to be in school while it is in session (private or public schools), particularly those being homeschooled or taking cyber courses? If you are are merely going to cherry-pick one word and turn it into a thesis, then you obviously missed my point entirely. It matters not because we take attendance seriously for those choosing to attend our schools and my original assertion that Michigan does not officially define truancy levels, let alone what kind of absence is actually defined as truancy, still holds.
Sue Stuever Battel
Mon, 10/14/2013 - 9:27am
Clearly, students who are learning online or through homeschooling are not truant. Let's leave them out of it.
Sarah R.
Wed, 10/16/2013 - 10:10am
What is the source for these data? I don't see a citation.