Attendance Information

LATENESS TO SCHOOL-TARDINESS
Students that arrive after 8:45 AM (after 12:45 PM for PM Kindergarten) must have their parent/guardian report to the E.M.C. Office in the front of the building to sign in. The child will receive a pass to enter class.

All excuse notes (Absence/Tardiness Excuse Form: English | Spanish | Vietnamese) can be sent to the following e-mail: [email protected]


ABSENCES
*Note: Not all absences are excused. Please see a list of some permissible reasons.
If your child is absent, please report the absence before 8:30 AM (or before 12:30 PM for PM Kindergarten).  Absences can be reported via phone or e-mail.  To report an absence via phone, please call 215-723-5949 and press 3 for the attendance office. To report an absence via e-mail, send a message to [email protected].

An automated SchoolMessenger call will be made to the parent/guardian of a student who is marked absent.

Please e-mail all parental excuse notes for absences (Absence/Tardiness Excuse Form: English | Spanish | Vietnamese) to the following e-mail: [email protected]

All excuse notes must be received by the third day following a student return from the absence or the absence will be coded unexcused/unlawful.

If student incurs six unlawful absences, it will result in truancy.


EDUCATIONAL FAMILY TRIP REQUESTS
Please submit educational family trip requests via e-mail to [email protected], or a note can be sent in with your child(ren) prior to the trip. Once received, the principal will review and give approval if warranted. Families are allotted 10 educational family trip days each school year.


EARLY DISMISSAL
Parents can e-mail requests to the Attendance Office for their student to have an early dismissal at: [email protected]

Please include student name, grade, date, and time of dismissal.




Please refer to the Elementary Parent Handbook for detailed information.