Vale trails state in high school attendance

This chart shows the regular attendance rates for local high schools, and the state rate. Vale district officials say their showing is hurt by strong participation in extracurricular activities.

VALE – New state data shows a stark disparity between the regular attendance rate at Vale High School and the schools in the rest of the county. 

According to the Oregon Department of Education, Vale had the lowest attendance rate in the county last year, with the percentage of average student attendance in at 60%. That is a 14% decrease from the . . .