Attendance Office Hours:
7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday
A 24-hour answering machine is also available. Please leave your student's name, ID number, date and reason for the absence.
Compulsory School Attendance
(ref. Board Policy Section 7:70)
The parent/guardian of a student who is enrolled must authorize all absences from school and notify the school in advance or at the time of the student’s absence. A valid cause for absence includes illness, observance of a religious holiday, death in the immediate family, family emergency, other situations beyond the control of the student as determined by the Board, voting pursuant to Policy 7:90, Release During School Hours (10 ILCS 5/7-42 and 5/17-15), other circumstances that cause reasonable concern to the parent/guardian for the student’s mental, emotional, or physical health or safety, or other reason as approved by the Superintendent or designee.