In order to be eligible to receive grades and earn Carnegie Units,
high school students (or Jr. High/ Middle School students working toward
Carnegie Units) shall be in attendance a minimum of 30,060 minutes per
semester. For the 2012-2013 school year, High School Students can be
absent only 5 days for the first semester and 6 days for the second
semester. Elementary and Jr. High/Middle School students shall be
allowed to miss only 12 days during the 2012-2013 school year.
in danger of failing due to excessive absences may be allowed to make
up missed time in class sessions held outside the regular class time.
The make-up sessions must be completed before the end of the current
semester and all other policies must be met.
administer attendance regulations in accordance with State and locally
adopted policies. Students shall be expected to be in attendance every
activity day scheduled by the local educational governing authority. A
student is considered to be in attendance when he/she is physically
present at school or is participating in an authorized school activity
and is under the supervision of authorized personnel. This definition
for attendance would extend to students who are homebound, assigned to
and participating in drug rehabilitation programs that contain a
state-approved education component, or participating in school¬
authorized field trips.
Additional information on attendance requirements can be found in the Student Handbook.