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Attendance

Concord High School Attendance 2018 – 2019

CLEARING ABSENCES

 

All-day & Partial - day Absences

Must be cleared within 72 hours!

 

Call the ALL DAY ABSENCE LINE

925-682-8000 ext. 7900

 

Leave the following information on the recorder:

  1. Student’s name (please spell last name)
  2. Grade
  3. Reason for absence (Required)
  4. Date(s) of absence – within 72 hours
  5. Person & relationship making the call
  6. Your best daytime phone number

Partial day absence? Call 687-2030 ext. 3313

 

VALID EXCUSES FOR ABSENCES

(per State Ed. Code)

 

L – Illness or injury of the student

E – Medical appointment, funeral, etc.

O – Prior approval of absence from the Principal

U – Unexcused for invalid reasons:  Counts towards Truancy Contract            i.e. vacations/out of town, transportation issues, taking care of                  sibling, DMV appointments, court, etc.

 

More than 9 excused absences due to illness in school year is considered excessive (AR5113);

Verification by physician’s office note will be required for absences.

 

Student &Teacher have 3 days to correct any ABSENCE or TARDY errors. Student can pick up the Attendance Correction Form in the office. Please do not call to clear these as the office will not take any action on this.

 PERMITS TO LEAVE

(DURING SCHOOL DAY)

 

Call 2 hours ahead for a permit to leave

Call the attendance office directly

925-682-8000 ext. 3313

 

All students REQUIRE a Permit to Leave before leaving campus during the school day.

  • Absences will NOT be cleared if student leaves campus without a permit (no exceptions).
  • Students are required to make their call from the Attendance Office; the Attendance Secretary will speak directly to the parent/legal guardian.
  • Reminder:  There will be no passes to leave prior to and during finals week! Please do not make appointments at this time.

 

 

 

 

 

CONCORD HIGH IS A CLOSED CAMPUS!

 

All calls home must be made from the Attendance Office.

 

Please DO NOT PICK UP YOUR STUDENT WITHOUT A PERMIT TO LEAVE, and then call in later to clear the absence. The absence will NOT be cleared and will be considered TRUANT for all missed classes (NO EXCEPTIONS).

 

Thank you for your support and cooperation in keeping our students on campus.

 

NOTE:  Upon returning from an appointment, or if arriving late to school, students are required to check in with the Attendance Office BEFORE going to class.

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