Attendance at most Minneapolis high schools dropped in October, compared to one year earlier, after five of seven schools switched to bus passes. This chart shows the attendance percentage by school and year.
School 2011 2012
Edison 87.9 88.4
Henry 92.7 93.1
North 89.4 79.9
Roosevelt 92.9 88.4
South* 92.9 91.8
Southwest* 94.4 94.0
Washburn 94.0 91.7
All 93.3 92.2Source: Minneapolis public schools
* Will switch to bus passes next school year
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