AOW Attendance Policy

 

  • Parents must call the attendance phone line at (586) 552-8010, before 10:30 a.m. if their student will be absent from school. The parent should state the student’s full name, grade, and the reason for absence.
  • Being tardy Three (3) times will equal one (1) unexcused absence.
  • Students who arrive after 11:30 a.m. and /or leave school before 2:00 p.m. will receive a ½ day absence on their attendance record.

On Wednesdays, students who leave school before 10:30 a.m. will receive a ½ day absence.

  • When a student is absent for more than three (3) consecutive days because of illness or other circumstances a satisfactory explanation or physician’s verification of illness may be required.
  • Under no circumstance can unexcused absences and/or tardiness be excused by parents retroactively.

School Actions

The following actions will occur after the number of absences occur. Number of absences are per semester.

  • Three (3) Absences: Parent letter/Phone Call
  • Five (5) Absences: Parent letter & parent meeting
  • Seven (7) Absences: Certified parent letter and parent meeting (including signing of Attendance Contract)
  • Nine (9) Absences:  Loss of credit/retention, contact appropriate government agency, and/or removal from school enrollment