One of the most important things your child can do to achieve academic success is also one of the most basic: going to school every day. In fact, research has shown that your child’s attendance record may be the biggest factor influencing her academic success.
You can view our Attendance Policy in the School Info Section.
For an Explained Absence to be registered on our system:
All absences without notification are recorded as an Unexplained Absence:
Benefits of Daily Attendance
Achievement: Students who attend school regularly are more likely to pass reading and math assessments than students who don’t attend school regularly.
Opportunity: Being in school every day gives children a chance to learn more about college and third level opportunities. Children also experience important exams that they will need to build a successful academic record.
School Community: just by being present at school, your child becomes an important member of our school community, learning valuable social skills, and developing a broader world view.
The Importance of Education: Your commitment to school attendance will also send a message to your child that education is a priority for your family, going to school every day is a critical part of educational success.
What you can do:
As a parent or guardian, it is possible to plan ahead in order to limit your child’s absences, make school attendance a priority, and help your child from falling behind if it is necessary to miss a day of school.You can do this in the following ways:
By making your child’s school attendance a priority, you will be taking an important step in supporting your child’s school success, and setting a good example. Remember every day counts!