ATTENDANCE MATTERS (click here for our district policy)
The Colorado School Attendance Law requires regular school attendance for children under the age of seventeen years. C.R.S. § 22-33-101 et seq. This law places the responsibility of regular attendance on both the student and the parents.(click here to view full policy)
When a child misses more than a reasonable number of days due to illness, school policy requires notes from a doctor or the absences will be unexcused. A student should not be absent due to illness for a long period of time unless the student has a documented serious illness, is in the hospital, or is under a doctor’s care. If a child has missed more than a reasonable number of days due to illness, then a doctor’s note is needed to excuse each absence due to illness. The absence will not be excused until the school receives the doctor’s note. It is the parent’s responsibility to make sure that the student is at school, on time, every day.