AUSD Attendance Goals

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What should I do if my child is absent?

    1. Call the attendance office to report the absence.
    2. Make sure the student has written documentation about their absence signed by a guardian upon return to school.
    3. If make up work is allowed, make arrangements with your child's teacher, and complete work within the teacher's designated time frame.

    What should I do if my child will be out 5 consecutive days? 

    1. Meet with a school administrator to determine if independent study is an option for the student.
    2. If it is an option, a contract will be completed to ensure the school receives funding for the student's attendance in an alternate setting.

    How can I help with student attendance? 

    1. Plan vacations during holidays and time off.
    2. Schedule medical and dental appointments at the end of the school day.
    3. Try and pack backpacks and lay out clothes the night before.
    4. Make sure they go to school everyday unless they are ill.
    5. Take an interest in your child's school work.
    6. If your child starts to miss school, speak with the school.
    7. If your child is ill, contact the school and explain the reason for the absence.