Operation Graduation was launched on January 1, 2013. The following statistics were provided by the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District, and represent the number of students with 10 or more all-day, unexcused absences for the 2015 to 2016 school year:

  • 493 Truancy Referrals to our office from schools
  • Diversion from criminal justice system
    • 39 Juveniles failed diversion and were referred to juvenile court (92% success rate)
    • 10 parents were charged (95% success)
  • 10% reduction county-wide for chronic truancy (264 kids)