Attendance Process at Central

  • Refer to this page for the district attendance policy, however, listed here is the process for reporting an absence at Central High School.

    Recording the attendance of your student is very important.

    If your student is ill and/or will be out all day::

    • Email CentralAttendance@spps.org
    • Call 651-744-4903. This number is answered from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you call outside of those hours, please leave a message and the voicemail will be checked throughout the day. Leave your student's name, grade, reason for absence, your name and phone number.
    • Or call Central's main number (651-744-4900) and follow the prompts to get to the attendance line.
    • Leave a number to contact you if there are questions.

     

    If your student will be gone for part of the school day at an appointment (medical, dental, etc):

    • Send a note the day before or day of the absence. Indicate time of absence, reason and sign it with your name and phone number.
    • Call the day before or the day of the absence.
    • Send a note with your student when they check back into school in the main office.
    • Leave a number to contact you if there are questions.

     

    If your student needs to be checked out of school due to illness or an unplanned absence:

    • Email the attendance line.
    • Call the attendance line.
    • Come into the main office and we can check your student out of school.
    • Leave a number to contact you if there are questions.