Report Student Absence

Report Student Absence

All absences are considered unexcused until the student/family presents an excuse note. Please attach the excuse note to this form within three days of the last absence. All information must be filled out on the form to make the excuse valid.

During any pre-approved student absences, it is suggested that the student requests their make up work before leaving on their approved absence.

State of Florida approved absence reasons include:

a. Illness of student.

b. Major illness in the immediate family of the student (immediate family is determined as parents, brothers, sisters, grandparents, aunts, uncles, legal guardians or persons in loco parentis, or a member of one’s own household).

c. Death in the immediate family of the student.

d. Religious holiday of the student’s faith (including Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, Epiphany, etc.)

e. Religious instruction (including Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Confirmation, etc.)

f. Religious institutes, conferences, or workshops, provided that the principal or designee approves the absence in advance.

g. Absences for trips or other parental requests which are determined to be educationally relevant for the student by the principal or designee, provided that the requests are approved in advance.

h. In-school or out-of-school Suspension.

i. Subpoena or forced absence by any law enforcement agency. A copy of the subpoena or court summons must be submitted to the school.

Use of the Student Absence Reporting Form below indicates that you understand the description above.