Excused - the principal for the following reasons may excuse an absence: personal illness, legal quarantine, death in the immediate family, court appearances, health appointments, etc.


Unexcused - Any absence not approved by the provisions mentioned above, i.e., work, truancy, car, suspension, or parental neglect.


Documentation of Absences - All absences require written excuses. The parent must submit a written excuse of illness within 2 days after the child returns to school. Absences beyond ten (10) days must have a physician's statement. All absences beyond ten (10) days will be referred to the Parental Involvement Specialist.