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This research aims to find out of the factors that cause school dropouts in some parts of Aceh. The population in this research was 76 people. Data were collected through library research, documentation and interview. The data were then analyzed by using simple statistical formula. The results of this research showed that the economic factor caused 80% of the dropouts, ordinary family circumstances 60%, learners’ learning motivation and interest 24%, peer relationships 16%, lack of parents’ educational background 60%, and failing in exams 28%. Of all the factors, the economic situation is the dominant factor affecting the Acehnese’s school dropouts.