SPPS Attendance Policy
Once enrolled in a public school, a child 5 years old to 18 years old (unless already graduated from high school) must attend school every day, every class, on time, unless lawfully excused.
Lawfully Excused Absences
- Sickness - too sick to be in school
- Medical Appointments
- Religious Holidays
- Extreme Family Emergencies - house fire, death, etc.
Examples of UNEXCUSED Absences
- Missed school bus
- Suspended from school bus
- Staying home to babysit
- Weather too hot/cold
- Family vacation
Parent/Guardian MUST communicate with the school office every time a child is absent. Please note that not all absences will be excused.
Please call the school at (651) 744-2567 or send a note to our School Cler, Ana Chea, stating the reason for the absence.
All unknown absences are automatically marked as UNEXCUSED.