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Alcohol related school suspensions and expulsions in past year, Total, Number

Source
DMHAS
Definition
Total number of students in grade 6 to 12 who were suspended or expelled for use, possession or sale of alcohol during the past school year.
Data Group
ATOD school suspensions and expulsions
Dates Available
2007,2008,2009
Publisher
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Calculation Notes
To determine rate per 1,000 students, divide the total number of offenses by the total enrollment of students. Multiply by 1,000.
Importance
High school students who begin their substance involvement at an early age and use substances frequently are more likely than other students to continue to face disciplinary offenses and or suspension or expulsion.
Strengths
Statistics are based on uniform definition applied to all high schools in the state and, therefore, have comparative values.
Limitations
None indicated
Frequency
Annual
Table Name
DMHAS_CountySubdivision
Geography Level
State, Town
Domains
Health , Engaged Communities and Strong Families
Subdomains
Substance Abuse , Substance Abuse
Subject matter
Addiction