Graduation and Truancy

5-9 Days Out

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63% Chance of Graduating

10-14 Days Out

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41% Chance of Graduating

15-19 Days Out

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21% Chance of Graduating

Not Always the Child's Fault

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Truancy is not necessarily the child's fault. Often the entire family unit is in need of support. HFI conducts family needs assessments and Individualized Intervention Plans when needed.

Peer Graduation

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Two-thirds of truant students will not graduate with their peers and will be charged with a criminal offense within two years (of persistent truancy).

Chronic Truants

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Chronic truants were 12 times as likely to have committed a serious assault and 21 times as likely to have committed serious property crime" as non-truants.