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Attendance Policy

ATTENDANCE / ABSENCES

All children are expected to be in attendance each day unless

they are ill or a family emergency arises. Schools do not receive

state compensation for absences due to illness. If your child is not in

school, we do not receive state funds. Please pay close attention to

your child’s future by seeing that he/she is in school and on time each

day. Attendance problems hinder progress. Even if you get the

missed assignments for your child to do at home, it is not the same as

your child being in class and participating. Teachers are not obligated

to provide make-up work for unexcused absences. However,

students are allowed to make up work missed because of a justified

absence.

Please call (805) 520-6775 and press 1 to report your

child’s absence before 9:00 a.m.

The Mountain View automated telephone system will contact you in

the evening for any absence not reported before 9:00 a.m. You are

required to send a note to your child’s teacher when he/she

returns to school. The note should include Student’s name, date(s)

of absence, teacher’s name and room number, reason for

absence, your signature (with relationship to child).

 

Justified Absences:

Illness (Doctor’s note required after the 5th consecutive day)

Medical, dental, optometric or chiropractic appointments

Quarantine

Funeral for member of immediate family** (one day in California

and three days if out of California)

Bereavement – (for as many days as required if relative lived in the

same home with child)

Exclusion for failure to meet immunization requirements (5 day

limit)

 

Unexcused Absences:

Truancy

Personal reasons

Suspension

Detention in Juvenile Hall

When parents say “please excuse” and do not give a reason

Family Vacation

 

Justified Absences that must be approved in advance by the

Principal:

Participating in an event on another SVUSD school campus

Court appearance

Job interviews

Religious holiday

Appearance at a SARB meeting

Attendance at a funeral of non-immediate family or friends

Immigration Hearing

Other exceptional circumstances approved by the principal

 

** relatives considered “Immediately Family” (relationship to student)

Mother Sister, Stepsister

Father Brother, Step-Brother

Step-Parent Niece or Nephew

Guardian Grandparent