school age children between the ages of 6 and 18 years not exempted are
required by law to attend school each day during the school year except
for the following reasons:
quarantine (under the direction of the county health officer)
dental, optometrical or chiropractic services (we ask that you schedule
medical, dental, optometrical or chiropractic services after school or on non-school days whenever possible to limit your child's absences from school)
funeral services of a member of the immediate family
appearance in court
observance obligations of a student's religion
attendance at religious retreats (not to exceed four hours per semester)
exclusion from school for health and safety reasons
or some other reason approved by the school principal
only exception is when the educational needs are met through a legally
acceptable alternative program. Vacations should be scheduled during non-school days.
student absent from school for one of the above acceptable reasons
shall be allowed to complete all assignments and tests missed during the
absence and shall be given full credit.
parent/guardian is obligated by law to compel the student to attend
school. A parent/guardian who fails to meet this obligation may be
guilty of an infraction and subject to prosecution.