Attendance Policy
THINGS TO REMEMBER:

· MAKE SCHOOL ATTENDANCE A PRIORITY

· BEING LATE TO SCHOOL DISRUPTS THE SCHOOL DAY

· MAKE SURE TO TURN IN NOTES TO THE SCHOOL WHEN STUDENT IS ABSENT

· STUDENTS ARE ONLY ALLOWED FIVE PARENT NOTES PER SCHOOL YEAR

· STUDENTS ABSENT (UNEXCUSED) FIVE OR MORE DAYS DURING SCHOOL YEAR ARE TRUANT
  AND SUBJECT TO COURT

· PLEASE AVOID MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS AND EXTENDED TRIPS WHEN SCHOOL IS IN SESSION
There is a new three-tiered attendance policy in Franklin County.

Tier I -   3 unexcused absences
             Parent/student meeting
             Attendance contract

Tier II -  5 unexcused absences
             Parent meeting
             Attendance plan

Tier III - 8 unexcused absences  
             Parent meeting
             Discuss/change attendance plan