State law requires pupils to attend their assigned classes every day school is in session.
Any student missing more than 30 days for any one class in a semester will not receive credit for that class. Passes for personal reasons will not be issued during lunch periods. All absences not cleared by a note or parent phone call to the attendance office within 72 hours, will be considered truant and the student will be assigned a Saturday School. The absence must be cleared for the truancy to be removed.
Late arrivals and single period absences cannot be excused by a parent/guardian once the student has arrived on campus. Parent requests for early release or late arrival due to medical appointments and family emergencies will be permitted. The student must obtain an OFF CAMPUS PASS (OCP) from the Attendance Office prior to leaving campus. Failure to do so will result in a Saturday School. You may not call after 2:30pm to request an early release (OCP). Also, we require a minimum of 1 hours notice when requesting an Off Campus Pass.
Excused Absence/Tardy: (Make up work allowed)
1. Personal Illness or Quarantine
2. Illness or death in the immediate family
3. Medical and dental appointments
Upon written request of the parent or quardian and approval of the Principal or his/her designee and pursuant to board policy, a student's personal justifiable absence may be excused. Reason include, but are not limited to:
Funerals (for immediate family)
Call to court/detained by law enforcement
Observation of a holiday or ceremony of his/her religion
Students with unexcused absences will be referred to an Assistant Principal for interventions and attendance make-up through Saturday School. Excessive unexcused absences and/or truancies will result in referral to the School Attendance Review Board (SARB).