Attendance Guidelines

  • We send home when students present with communicable illness such as vomiting, diarrhea, questionable rash, and fever. 

 

  • If your student has been absent for 3 or more consecutive days, they will be required to have a note from a doctor's office upon return.  

 

  • Please keep your student home if: 
    • Signs of severe illness, including fever, irritability, difficulty breathing, crying that doesn’t stop with the usual comforting, or extreme sleepiness.

 

    • Diarrhea (3 or more episodes of loose stools in 24 hours). A child must be diarrhea free for 24 hours without the use of diarrhea suppressing medications.

 

    • Vomiting two or more times in 24 hours, unless a physician feels the cause of vomiting is not an infectious disease and the child is in no danger of becoming dehydrated. A child should have one or two meals without vomiting before returning to school. Your child may be sent home from school for vomiting one time.

 

    • Temperature of 100 degrees or above. A child must have temperature below 100 degrees for 24 hours before returning to school without taking a fever reducing medication such as: Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Advil, Acetaminophen.

 

    • Questionable rash until a physician has determined the rash is not caused by an infectious disease.

 

    • Known communicable disease must be treated for the appropriate amount of time as directed by a physician.