Presentation on theme: "Attendance Policies Miami Lakes Educational Center 2012-2013."— Presentation transcript:
Attendance Policies Miami Lakes Educational Center
Student’s Responsibilities Attend classes one hundred and eighty (180) days each school year Request the make-up assignments for all excused absences/tardiness from teachers upon return to school or class within three days Complete the make-up assignments for classes missed within three (3) days of the return to school Be reported as present for the school day In order to participate in athletic and extracurricular activities. Board Policy Attendance
Parent’s/Guardian’s Responsibilities Report and explain an absence or tardiness to the school Ensure that the child has requested and completes make- up assignments for all excused absences/tardiness from his/her teachers upon his/her return to school or class Appear before the Attendance Review Committee at the scheduled time to provide information relating to his/her child’s absences and to support prescribed activities. Board Policy Attendance
Personal illness of student Medical Appointment Death in immediate family An approved school activity Other absences with prior approval of the Principal Excused Absences
Observance of a religious holiday or service Military Connected Students School sponsored event or educational enrichment activity Court appearance of the student, subpoena by law enforcement Excused Absences
Any absence that does not fall into one of the above excused absence categories is to be considered an unexcused absence. Unexcused Absences
Vacations Personal services Local non-school event, program or sporting activity Older students providing day care services for siblings Illness of others Non-compliance with immunization requirements (unless lawfully exempt)
Consequences – Excessive Unexcused Absences Student accumulating ten (10) or more class unexcused absences in an annual course or 5 (five) or more class unexcused absences in a designated semester course will have quarterly, semester and final grade(s) withheld pending an administrative screening and completion of assigned interventions by the Attendance Review Committee
Consequences (continued) If a student has accumulated fifteen (15) unexcused absences in a 90 day period, a referral to the Department of Juvenile Justice will be made.
1 -2 unexcused tardies - Warning Tardy Policy 3 – 4 unexcused tardies – After School Detention 5 or more unexcused tardies – Administrative Action Unexcused
Sun. Mon. Tue. wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. After School Detention 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Building 5 Room 5138
1 -4 excused tardies - Warning Tardy Policy 5 or more excused tardies – Administrative Action Excused
Remember! Be on time for school! School starts at 7:20 am Attend school everyday!