Inspiring Excellence. Inspired Students.
notify the school of their child's absence by telephone the evening
before or the morning of the student's absence.** All documentation of
student absences, including a record of all telephone calls, will be
maintained in the School Attendance Office and shall be considered the
If the student is absent for more than one day, the parents/guardians should call the attendance line for each subsequent day unless instructed otherwise by the building attendance clerk.
In those cases where the student is absent and the parent has not called, the school office will attempt to call the parent at home or place of work and, if necessary, leave a message.
Any student who is absent for three or more consecutive days is required to present a physician's excuse to validate the absences.
**Written excuse cards delivered by hand or fax will continue to be accepted.
ABSENCE REPORTING HOTLINE 610-469-5688
OJRSD School Board Policy