CHECK YOUR CHILD'S GRADES AND/OR ATTENDANCE ONLINE THROUGH PARENT CONNECT
is the parent’s/guardian’s responsibility to ensure that students
attend school promptly and regularly. (Educational Code, Article 6,
Section 48290). Following any absence, the student should bring a signed
parent note to school stating their full name, address, reason and date
of absence. In addition, parents may call the school office to leave
this information on voicemail or with the attendance clerk. Any absence
which is unclear will be treated as truancy. The following definitions
will be used to classify your absence:
Illness—excused - Medical, dental, personal illness
Non-illness-excused - Observance of a religious holiday, court appearance, funeral of immediate family member
Non-illness-unexcused - All other absences except truancy
Truancy - Unauthorized absence from school without parent knowledge or permission
attendance clerk will keep a record of all absences. Serious attendance
problems will be referred to administration for action, and referral to
all appropriate agencies will be made.
Students with excessive
absences or tardies will require intervention. The parent or guardian
will be referred to the principal for a meeting. If the absences or
tardies continue, the parent can be referred to the Student Attendance
Review Board (SARB) and may be subject to an attendance contract and/or
Student Sign-Out Policy
student is removed from campus during the school day by a parent or
designee, this person must be listed as a contact on the student's
registration card. Students must be signed out through the office.
Children being removed early from school, 30 minutes or more, will have
it marked into their attendance. A valid medical verification must be
provided when the student returns to school.
tardy prohibits children from gaining the maximum advantage from
classroom instruction. Our goal is to eliminate tardiness, maximize
instruction, and develop a sense of punctuality. Please try to have your
child at school on time everyday.