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Regular attendance is required by the California State Education Code and essential for student success

  • Students must attend school punctually and regularly (A.C. Title V Section 64.)

  • Students shall remain on school grounds during the entire day unless granted permission to leave by authorized personnel (A.C. Title V Section 63.)

  • Students who are ill should not attend school until they are well

  • Any child running a fever should not be sent to school until his/her temperature has been normal for 24 hours


  • Parents should notify the office before 8:30 a.m. each day their child is absent
  • Students are required to provide validation for health reasons (A.C. Title V Section 306.)
  • When calling (408) 423-4111 provide the following:
    • Teacher name
    • Date of and the reason for the absence
    • Caller’s name and relationship to student
    • Phone number where the caller can be reached during the day

Late Arrivals/Tardies

  • Children arriving after 8:30 a.m. must report to the office for an admission slip
  • Students with frequent tardies or absences are reported to the District’s School Attendance and Review Board (SARB.)

Extended Absences

  • Extended absences from school are highly discouraged
  • Parents must notify the office at least one week prior to an extended absence
  •  Students with more than ten consecutive absences may be disenrolled