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Absence & Lateness Policies

Absence & Lateness Policies for Students

Attending school every day is essential for academic success! Our goal is for every student to have 90% attendance or better.
  • Students should schedule doctor and dentist appointments for times outside the school day
  • In case of sickness or a family emergency, students should notify the school by telephone
  • Upon returning to school, the student must have a note excusing the absence
  • When a student is absent, it is his or her responsibility to speak to the teachers and arrange to make up missed assignments
  • Students arriving to school after 8:15 am will be marked late but the CAASS System 
  • Parents of students late for school after 8:30am will be notified via the school messenger automated calling service

Student Lateness

  • First period class starts at 8:15AM. Students entering class for the first 5 minutes will be allowed to enter without a late pass
  • If a student arrives after 8:20, do not admit him/her without a late pass