If your student will be absent from school for a period of 3-14 consecutive school days due to travel or another reason, please contact your students' school office at least 10 school days prior to the leave of absence to request an Independent Study Agreement.
Duration: 3 days minimum – 14 days maximum per school year.
BEFORE the student leaves:
Independent Study is not available in the first two weeks of school or the last two weeks of school.
Students who fail to report back by the third day of instruction may be disenrolled. If space is no longer available, the student will be overflowed to another neighboring school or, at the secondary level, the student may lose their spot in a high demand class.
Office staff will ensure that the contract is completed in full. Parent/Guardian must sign and submit the contract 10 days prior to the beginning date of the contract.
The parent/guardian is responsible for the supervision of the child while he or she is completing the assignments necessary for evaluation.
The parent/guardian is liable for the cost of replacement or repair for willfully damaged or destroyed books or other school property.
All completed work must be returned to the classroom teacher by the return date specified in the agreement.
WHEN the student returns:
The student must turn in their work product (i.e. assignment) in person or electronically in pdf format on the END date of the Independent Study Contract in order to receive attendance credit for contracts 3 days or greater.
All contracts are subject to approval by the principal and the teacher.