Attendance laws have been passed by
our State Legislature. Excused absences are granted for doctor certified student illness, student medical
appointments, religious holidays, school-related absences, and death in the
family. Other absences are
Unexcused absences including excessive tardiness and/or
early dismissals will result in
intervention action that may include the County Attendance Officer;
necessary, Family Court.
Absence from school and
being tardy to school requires a written explanation for admission on the day
of return or tardiness.
attendance is awarded to students with no absences and no tardies.
is awarded to students with two or fewer absences or tardies combined for
the entire school year.