How to Report a Student Absence

  • How to Report a Student Absence

    • ABSENCES SHOULD BE REPORTED WITHIN 3 DAYS. PARENTS HAVE UP TO 10 DAYS TO CORRECT AN ABSENCE.  PLEASE NOTE THAT STUDENTS ARE ALLOWED 10 PARENT EXCUSED ABSENCES PER SCHOOL YEAR.  THE ATTENDANCE LINE IS FULLY AUTOMATED AND WILL NOT BE ANSWERED BY A LIVE PERSON.  DO NOT CALL THE SCHOOL FOR LAST MINUTE EARLY RELEASES.YOU MUST COME INTO THE OFFICE TO PICK UP YOUR STUDENT. IF YOUR STUDENT IS ILL THEY MUST COME TO THE NURSE OFFICE FOR MEDICAL RELEASE.

    When reporting an absence by phone or email, please state the following:

      • Students' first and last names, (please SPELL both names)
      • date of absence
      • The reason for the absence
      • Parents cannot clear early dismissals after-the-fact 

    To report an absence, call 916-294-2450 ext. 810800 and leave a message with the information listed above OR email the attendance clerk, Tricia Rodriguez

    Traveling and off-campus activities are not excused unless it is a pre-approved activity/field trip.  Parents have 3 days to notify the office to clear an absence. Flat tires, family emergencies/issues, leaving early for vacation are not valid excuses.

    Please Note: Any student who attempts to clear his/her own absence or to assist another student in such an attempt will be reported to the Administration for falsification and willful disobedience and will face disciplinary action.

    Nota: Cualquier estudiante que intente limpiar su propia ausencia o ayudar a otro estudiante en tal intento será denunciado a la Administración por falsificación y desobediencia intencional y enfrentará una acción disciplinaria.