Excessive Absences

Students are granted eight (8) excused (or two [2] unexcused) absences per semester. When the ninth absence has occurred in any class, students will be will be required to meet with their parents, administrator, and their teachers to discuss possible remedies and ramifications for the absences. Students and parents may be required to appear before the Board of Education. The Board reserves the right to allow academic sanctions, loss of credit, or other suitable measures for violations of the district’s attendance policy.

The district may require suitable proof of absence, including written statements from medical sources.

Exceptions/Conditions

· In the event of an epidemic or extended illness that is documented by a medical professional

· School activities do not count toward the semester total.

· Suspension or expulsions from school will not be counted toward the semester total.

Parent will receive excessive absence letter via written notice.