Attendance Policies

Welcome to Student Information Systems. Successful schools begin by engaging students and making sure they come to school regularly. Therefore, Tuba City Unified Schools we take attendance seriously, and ask you as parents and students to do so as well. Let your children know how important education is.

If my child is absent, what should I do?

You may call the attendance office to report your child’s absence by 10 am and have your child bring a note the following day.

What do I need to put on an excuse note for my student?

An excuse note should contain: Students first AND last name, date(s) of absence, reason for absence, and parent/guardian signature.

What is considered an absence?

An absence is any instructional class time that is missed. Excused absences include but not limited to: sickness doctor/dental appointments funerals court Unexcused absences include but not limited to: sleeping late faulty alarm car trouble skipping School related activities are not considered absences. Examples of School related activities include but not limited to: Field trips school testing programs organizational contests/activities.

When is it appropriate for my child to not attend school

If your child is ill, we recommend that you keep your child at home for your child’s benefit, as well as their class members and teachers.

How many absences can my student have?

Please refer to school handbook.

What can you do to help as parents?

Make sure that your child attends school daily and arrives and departs at the scheduled times. Please do not keep your child from school unnecessarily for birthdays, haircuts, missing the bus, waking up late or for vacations. Please work hard to schedule appointments and vacations around the school calendar.

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