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Attendance Procedures

The board of Education has established an attendance policy to inform parents and students of instruction missed due to absence, and to reduce student absenteeism. The attendance program is outlined as follows:

The following absences are counted toward the accumulative total.

A. Illness (non doctor/nurse verified)
B. Released from campus through the health office.
C. Parent Permission
D. Truancy
E. Suspension

When a student accumulates Excused and Unexcused absences the following interventions will take place:

Absences 1-7 Parent contact

Absences 8-9 Excessive excused notification to parent by mail

Absences 10-14 Parent invitation to Student Attendance Review Team (S.A.R.T.)

Absences 15-19  Parent invitation to District Attendance Review Team (D.A.R.T.)

Absence 20  Truancy intervention process initiated by the Child Welfare and Attendance Office                                        (C.W.A.) and all future absences will be marked truant (code R) unless                                                        documented (code D)