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Attendance

REPORTING ABSENCES

All Students must attend school every day.  Students are expected to:

 

  • Attend school every day except when ill.
  • Attend every class on time.
  • Provide a doctor’s note for absences that are longer than three days.
 

Parents; the following information is required when reporting an absence:

 

Report absences to the attendance line at

(323) 887-3090 Ext. 6610 or 6624

Letty Arellano arellano_letty@montebello.k12.ca.us

Maria Maldonado maldonado_mariaelena@montebello.k12.ca.us

 

  • Student Name and ID number
  • Date of Absence(s)
  • Reason for Absence
  • Name of parent/guardian reporting absence

Voicemail available for messages 24/7

 

TRUANCY

Truancy is defined as any absence from school or class without permission. Any of the following will be considered class truancy AND MAY BE CITED BY POLICE:

  • Failing to attend class and not having a valid excuse.
  • Leaving any class under false pretenses.
  • Leaving a class or school grounds without permission.
  • Being reported by staff member on campus during an all-day absence.
  • 15 or more minutes late to class.
  • Loitering on campus during instructional time.
  • Unexcused absences are considered Truants and will be dealt with accordingly.

 

PERMISSION TO LEAVE SCHOOL

Permission to leave during school hours:

 

Permission to leave school before the close of the instructional day may be obtained from the Attendance Office.

 

  • Only parents, guardians, or people listed on the emergency card can request a permit to leave campus.
  • Parents, guardians or persons listed on the emergency card MUST come to the office and present their valid identification card.  
  • No student will be allowed to walk home without parental consent.
  • Phone calls:  Phone messages from the parent/guardian will be taken for emergencies only.
  • Schurr High School is a closed campus.