MMS Attendance Policy

 Excused Absences

  •  Illness (Absences due to illness for three or more consecutive days require a note from your doctor to be excused)
    •  Medical or dental appointments
  •  Death in the family
  •  Court appointments
  • Extreme family emergency. Please be specific. Absences do not earn state funding and need to be discussed with attendance staff
  • Unexcused Absences

    • Transportation problems

    • Oversleeping

    • Family activities out of town (vacations or trips)

    • Personal matters

    Attendance Codes

    A = Unverified Absence

    B = Bus did not pick-up student

    C = Contract Independent Study (CIS)

    D = Detained

    E = Excused

    F = Field Trip

    G = No Credit Earned

    I = Illness

    K = Saturday School (make-up)

    L = Late or leave early (excused)

    M = Bereavement

    N = In-school Suspension

    R = Religious Holiday

    S = Suspended

    T = Late/Tardy (0-30 minutes late or leave early, unexcused)

    W = Late or Leave early Unexcused

    Z = Truant

    Absence verification should be made by parent via telephone, e-mail, or note. Dr.'s / Dentist notes strongly recommended.

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