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South High Community

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Student attendance (% of students absent 10 or more days each year)
201520162017201820192020
Students Incl 1,490 1,414 1,479 1,440 1,412 1,368
Absent 10+ days # 808 742 799 797 728 443
South High CommunityAbsent 10+ days % 54.2% 52.5% 54.0% 55.3% 51.6% 32.4%
Students Incl      
Absent 10+ days #------
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Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 986,888 981,894 970,593
Absent 10+ days # 322,733 307,096 335,633 336,465 338,673 154,903
StateAbsent 10+ days % 32.0% 30.5% 33.3% 34.1% 34.5% 16.0%

Chronically absent rate (% of students absent 10% or more each year)
201520162017201820192020
Students Incl 1,490 1,414 1,479 1,440 1,412 1,368
Chronically absent # 504 433 493 456 392 394
South High CommunityChronically absent % 33.8% 30.6% 33.3% 31.7% 27.8% 28.8%
Students Incl      
Chronically absent #------
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Students Incl 1,007,024 1,006,050 1,008,518 986,888 981,894 970,593
Chronically absent # 129,734 123,617 136,352 130,217 126,575 125,998
StateChronically absent % 12.9% 12.3% 13.5% 13.2% 12.9% 13.0%

Percentage of students suspended in-school at least once
20162017201820192020
Students Incl1,4811,5681,5661,5181,480
In-school # 228 136 130 55 25
South High CommunityIn-school % 15.4% 8.7% 8.3% 3.6% 1.7%
Students Incl     
In-school #  ---
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Students Incl979,947980,433981,288976,789970,032
In-school # 18,514 16,669 17,742 18,100 11,836
StateIn-school % 1.9% 1.7% 1.8% 1.9% 1.2%

Percentage of students suspended out-of-school at least once
20162017201820192020
Students Incl1,4811,5681,5661,5181,480
Out-of-school # 80 69 167 79 77
South High CommunityOut-of-school % 5.4% 4.4% 10.7% 5.2% 5.2%
Students Incl     
Out-of-school #  ---
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Students Incl979,947980,433981,288976,789970,032
Out-of-school # 28,740 27,093 28,456 29,174 19,819
StateOut-of-school % 2.9% 2.8% 2.9% 3.0% 2.0%

Annual dropout rate
201520162017201820192020
# Dropouts 42 36 62 51 50 28
South High Community% Dropouts 3.2% 2.7% 4.4% 3.7% 3.6% 2.1%
# Dropouts      
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# Dropouts 5,346 5,523 5,172 5,408 5,186 4,501
State% Dropouts 1.9% 1.9% 1.8% 1.9% 1.8% 1.6%

4-year cohort graduation rate
20162017201820192020
Students Incl322337365376369
South High Community% Graduated (4 Yrs)76.4%74.5%77.5%76.6%86.2%
Students Incl     
Select a Comparable School% Graduated (4 Yrs)     
Students Incl74,04573,24974,64175,06774,232
State% Graduated (4 Yrs)87.5%88.3%87.9%88.0%89.0%

5-year cohort graduation rate
20152016201720182019
Students Incl341322337365376
South High Community% Graduated (5 Yrs)78.9%82.3%78.9%81.9%82.2%
Students Incl     
Select a Comparable School% Graduated (5 Yrs)     
Students Incl72,47474,04573,24974,64175,067
State% Graduated (5 Yrs)89.4%89.8%90.1%89.7%90.1%

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