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Attendance

Absences

Please call the school to inform us if your child will be absent.

Compulsory Attendance Law

  • According to state law, school attendance is mandatory for children.
  • Students will be excused for the following absences and tardies; a doctor/dental appointment, death in the family, religious commitment, illness, family emergency, or diagnostic testing.
  • A doctor's note will be required for absences longer than three consecutive days or when a pattern of absences.
  • Family vacations are unexcused absences.
  • Students will be dropped after the 10th consecutive absence.

Late Students Will:

  1. Be escorted to the office by a parent guardian.
  2. Check in at the office to receive a tardy slip.
  3. Return the tardy slip to the classroom teacher.