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Key Attendance Information for Parents

The following information answers the most common questions. For the full list of attendance policies, please see pages 20-22 of the Student Handbook    (Student Handbook/English)


What do I do when my student is absent or late?

  • Call (760) 726-5611.
  • You may leave a voicemail 24 hours a day, but please call back during business hours (7:00-3:30) to verify the message was received. Dropped calls and incomplete messages are very common.

How long do I have to clear an absence?

  • All absences and tardies must be excused within three school days or the appropriate consequence will be assigned. A parent/guardian is the ONLY person who can excuse an absence (not emergency contacts.)

How do I arrange for my child to leave school during the day?

  • Come to the attendance office to sign your student out of class.
  • Students will ONLY be released to their parent/guardian unless prior arrangements have been made.

Please note that emergency contacts do not have permission to excuse absences, tardies, or release students from campus.   They are notified only in the event that your child has an emergency and you cannot be reached