Meade Park Elementary School Attendance Policy

Meade Park Elementary School

(In compliance with Ownership in Education Handbook)

To excuse your child from school:

  • Call 444-1925
  • Call within 48 hours of absence or child will be unexcused.
  • Give a valid reason for absences and tardies.
    First unexcused absence: Parent will be notified.

    Further unexcused absences--child will be issued up to a 30
    minute detention to serve. Student will receive a zero for missed work. Third and subsequent unexcused absences could result in a possible DPPC if the problem continues.

    Repeated offenses may also lead to a referral to the truancy officer and States Attorney’s office.

    After six (6) total absences (either excused OR unexcused) the child will need a doctor’s note in order to be excused.

    All doctor’s and court verification should be turned in to the office upon return.