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Report an Absence

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Florida law requires school attendance for all children grades K-12.  The parent is legally responsible for compliance with this law.

Parents have an obligation to keep their children in school and to promptly report and explain any absence in written form to the teacher or principal.  Failure to comply carries a penalty.  (Florida Law  Excessive absences will result in notification to the State Attorney’s Office.  

Attendance Policy 5.5


  1. All students' absences must align with the eight (8) reasons allowed for absences, as outlined in the Attendance Policy and in the Code of Student Conduct.
  2. Parents must state reason (from approved list) for absence when they call in or write a note to report a student's absence.
  3. Absences can only be excused if they correspond with one of the eight (8) allowed reasons.
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