Welcome to the
Attendance Office Page
|You play a vital role in your child’s academic success. The first step to academic achievement is establishing excellent school attendance habits. Student attendance is critical to student achievement at all grade levels.|
California Compulsory Education Code 48200
• Each person between the ages of 6 and 18 years... is subject to compulsory full-time education.
• Each parent, guardian, or other person having control or charge of such pupil shall send the pupil to the public full-time day school or continuation school or classes for the full-time designated as the length of the school day.
Students cannot miss more than 7 days all year to maintain Proficient/Advanced Attendance (96% or more)
Students who miss 15 days or more are considered chronically absent.
Make sure your child gets at least 8 hours of sleep and a nutritious breakfast each day
Create a morning and evening routine
Talk about the importance of going to school every day
Keep us aware of any issues that may be affecting your child's attendance. (ie: health and/or family problems)
Make sure your child’s school has your accurate daytime contact information and address
Create a backup system or alternate plans for getting to and from school
Plan family vacations for non-school days only
Schedule non-emergency medical and dental appointments after school hours on weekends or during your child’s vacation
Meet with teachers (attend school meetings, parent conferences, IEP’s), and request missing assignments when absent.