Attendance and Absences

Attendance  

If your child will miss school, please call 742-3900 before 9:15 a.m. to report the absence.

 

Tardy students:  Students who arrive at school after  9:00 a.m. must sign in at the office.

 

Parents/Visitors:  All parents and visitors entering the school building are required to sign in at the office.

 

Pick-up contact information:  If there are changes to the contact information for individuals designated to pick up students from school, parents must come to the office to pick up/fill out a change form.

  

Missed schoolwork:  Mountain View considers attendance extremely important and parents who choose to remove their children from school must be aware that teachers will not be responsible for providing school work missed.

 

A voluntary absence is defined as: Any absence where the parent or guardian by choice removes the child from school which includes but is not limited to vacations, private lessons, truancy, or baby-sitting.

 

  • Students who are voluntarily absent for a period of time sufficient to affect achievement will be graded only on work completed at school and a notation to that effect WILL BE PLACED ON THE REPORT CARD.
  • Teachers shall not be responsible for providing school work missed by students during a voluntary absence.
  • However, school district sanctioned programs and/or activities that are part of the elementary school curriculum such as enrichment, instrumental music, special education or bilingual shall be excluded.
  • An involuntary absence is defined as: Any absence where the parent or guardian removes the child from school which includes but not limited to the illness of the child, death in the family, or other personal emergencies.  If your child is sick during the school year, teachers need 24 hours notice to provide schoolwork.

 

If your child has an absence due to extenuating circumstances you can request to have those absences pre-approved. Click on the link below to access the form.

 Pre-approved absence