Students in grades 6 to 12 who report they cut classes or skip school

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
12.7
12.6
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
10.9
10.1
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
14.1
13.6
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
13.0
13.1
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
12.3
13.6
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
18.2
13.8
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
11.8
11.0
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
13.3
19.0
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
12.1
8.6
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
14.6
11.3
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
17.5
10.6
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
8.9
15.3
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
19.2
16.9
Dieppe and Memramcook
7.6
8.3
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
8.6
12.7
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
13.2
15.3
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
12.7
13.6
Fredericton
12.5
10.1
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
3.2
S
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
9.7
11.6
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
13.9
14.1
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
11.2
12.2
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
14.9
15.5
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
13.7
19.7
Moncton
9.0
9.0
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
13.6
10.9
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
10.0
12.4
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
13.6
17.5
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
15.1
16.8
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
13.6
17.5
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
9.3
9.9
Riverview and Coverdale
15.8
13.7
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
7.3
10.6
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
17.0
15.9
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
14.5
15.6
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
13.9
6.2
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
15.7
13.2
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
23.6
18.9
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
14.6
11.9
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
12.8
14.0
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
10.9
9.6
School districts
Anglophone East School District
11.4
11.7
Anglophone North School District
16.7
17.2
Anglophone South School District
14.3
13.8
Anglophone West School District
13.3
13.3
Anglophone sector
13.6
13.6
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
12.1
11.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
12.9
14.0
District scolaire francophone Sud
8.6
7.6
Francophone sector
10.5
10.2
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
6.3
4.8
Grades 9 to 12
17.2
17.9
Gender
Woman/Girl
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
12.7
n/a
Male
12.8
n/a
Race
White
n/a
n/a
South Asian
n/a
n/a
Other
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
n/a
n/a
Latino
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
n/a
n/a
Black
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
19.8
19.9
Non-Indigenous
12.1
12.2
Immigrant
Immigrants
10.2
n/a
Non-immigrants
12.9
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
n/a
n/a
No special need
n/a
n/a
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

About

This indicator is the percentage of students in grades 6 to 12 who report they cut classes or skip school.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, Student Wellness Survey - Grades 6-12

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "4, 5 or 6 definitely like me" by the number of respondents who answered "1. definitely not like me to 6. definitely like me" to the question: For each item, fill in the circle that best describes what you are like as a person. a) I cut classes or skip school.

Notes

Users are advised to exercise caution if comparing data from the community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area to other New Brunswick communities. The data for the community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area is based on students in grades 6 to 8, while data from the other communities are based on students in grades 6 to 12. Survey results are assigned to communities based on the location of the school. The community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area does not have any schools with grades 9 to 12.

Unit

%

NBHC code

SH_OPP01_1