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Attendance/Tardy Procedures

Absence/Tardy Procedures

24-hour Attendance Line: 650-620-2812

If your child will be absent or late to school, call the 24-hour attendance/tardy line at 650-620-2812 and leave the following information:

  • Student’s first and last name
  • Teacher’s name/room
  • Your name and relationship to child
  • Reason for absence/tardiness:
    • If absent, advise if absence will be for more than one day
    • If tardy, include approximate arrival time at school


  • If you know in advance that your child will be absent, please send a note to child’s teacher and the office. Without this, absences must be called in daily.


If your child arrives:

  • Between 8:25am and 8:30am, your child should report directly to the classroom, and the teacher will note the tardy arrival.
  • After 8:30am, your child must report to the office for a pink tardy slip before going to class. If your child is going to be later than 8:30am, a call to the Attendance Line is required (see above).
Sick Days

Sick Day Procedure

Call in absences every day and leave the following information:

  1. Your name and relationship to the child
  2. Student's first and last name
  3. Room #/Teacher's name
  4. Reason for the absence or tardiness

Do not send email.


Vacation Procedure

If your child is going to be absent from school and you know in advance (i.e. travel/doctor appointment), please write a note to the office and the teacher.

Do not send email.