Attendance

Attendance Requirements K-5

Attendance will be taken three (3) times a day to record students that are present for the live class sessions. If students are unable to attend one or more of the live sessions, the student and/or parent may follow through in the following manner to be counted as present: 

  • Asking for and receiving substantial feedback on an assignment within 24 hours of the question or due date 

  • Communication via email/phone/ClassDojo within 24 hours 

  • Complete all daily work in Google Classroom.

Attendance Requirements 6-12 (Edgenuity)

  • Log into your course at least five days each week.

  • Communicate with the teacher in each of your courses at least once a week.

  • Complete assignments in each course each week.Complete course work at a pace that will allow you to finish your courses within the allotted time period.

***The attendance for certain assessments is required and cannot be made up outside of school hours i.e. MAPs, benchmark Assessments, midterm and final exams, state mandated assessments. Parents will be notified in advance in order to make appropriate arrangements.***

Parent Notification: Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade

  1. Letter indicating a student has not logged in, communicated with their teacher, or completed an assignment for five (5) days. This letter shall include a copy of this policy, a copy of the student’s log in and work records, and contact number/names of school staff that can assist parents with questions.

  2. Letter indicating a student has not logged in, communicated with their teacher, or completed an assignment for ten (10) days. This letter shall include a request for parent/student conference with school administration and a reminder of consequence of continued poor attendance.

  3. Letter indicating a student has not logged in, communicated with their teacher, or completed an assignment for fifteen (15) days. This letter shall include a request for parent/student conference with school administration, a reminder of consequence of continued poor attendance, and possible intervention strategies.

  4. Letter indicating a student has exceeded the District’s attendance policy. This letter will include a request for parent/student conference with the school administration regarding loss of credit and/or appeal.

Exceptional Circumstances

The following factors may be considered, as unavoidable and/or excusable exceptions to the minimum number of attendance days:

  • Doctor verified medical release.

  • School Nurse verification.

  • Prearranged education experiences outside of school.

  • Verifiable family emergencies.

  • Absences directly related to a student's identified disability.

Exceptions will be determined by the school principal.

Habitual Truancy

NRS 392.140: Conditions under which pupil declared habitual truant; applicability.

  • Any child who has been declared a truant three or more times within one school year must be declared a habitual truant.

  • Any child who has once been declared a habitual truant and who in an immediately succeeding year is absent from school without the written:

  • The provisions of this section apply to all pupils who are required to attend school pursuant to NRS 392.040.

NRS 392.210: Penalty for failure of parent, guardian or custodian of child to prevent subsequent truancy; limitation for providers of foster care. [Effective January 1, 2011.] Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a parent, guardian or other person who has control or charge of any Child and to whom notice has been given of the child’s truancy as provided in NRS 392.130 and392.140, and who fails to prevent the child’s subsequent truancy within that school year, is guilty of a misdemeanor. A person who is licensed pursuant to NRS 424.030 to conduct a family foster home, a specialized foster home or a group foster home is liable pursuant to subsection 1 for an in his or her foster care only if the person has received notice of the truancy of the child as provided in NRS 392.130 and 392.140, and negligently fails to prevent the subsequent truancy of the child within that school year [380:32:1956NRS A 1967, 565; 1999, 898; 2001 Special Session, 22;2009, 1491, effective January 1, 2011).