Change Indicator

Montana youth who skipped/cut school at least once during the past 4 weeks in Montana

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Definition and Source



Question from the Prevention Needs Assessment survey, conducted across the state every even-numbered year in grades 8, 10 and 12.

Question asked, "During the last FOUR WEEKS how many whole days of school have you missed because you skipped or 'cut'? Percentage is for any student answering 1 or more days.

Data Source

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Addiction and Mental Disorders Division, Prevention Needs Assessment Survey


UPDATED - February 2021
NOTE - Data for Native American Students on a reservation was not available starting in 2020. Data for all Native American Students is published instead.

Last Updated

February 2021