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Absence Info

Absence Info

Your child’s attendance is crucial to his/her success in school.  Most of our learning experiences will take place within the classroom environment.  Therefore, it is important for your child to attend school. 



Please keep your child at home if they:

  • Do not feel well
  • Have a fever above 100° within last 24 hours (must remain fever-free for 24 hours, WITHOUT medication, before they are allowed to return to school)
  • Have vomited or had diarrhea within last 24 hours
  • Have severe cough or cold symptoms


The PREFERRED method for reporting your child's absence* is to GO TO the LW Electronic Absence Reporting Formcomplete the information, and submit the form electronically

*If you know in advance that your child will be absent for 3 or more school days, in addition to reporting the absence as stated above, you also need to GO TO the SCUSD Absence Notification Form and submit a hard copy of the completed form to the office prior to the absence. 

If the electronic form is not working for your device, then you may call (408) 423-1605 to report your child's absence, BUT please be sure to

speak slowly & clearly and provide us with ALL of the following-

*your child's full name (spell last name)

*your child's room number and teacher's name

*reason for their absence

*your name and relationship to the child


GO TO the SCUSD Board Policy for details regarding excused and unexcused absences.