Attendance

    • Within 5 school days after the absence:

      Absence notes must be received by the Attendance Office within 5 days of returning to school, or it will result in an unexcused absence. Parents can attach supporting documents, such as doctor's notes, to absence note emails.

      ATTENDANCE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

      • The district attendance policies and procedures can be found in the FBISD Student/Parent Handbook.

        Tardies

        • Class period does NOT contain the official attendance time (9:30 a.m.):     
          • If the student arrives to a class period up to 20 minutes past class start, the student will be marked Tardy for that class period.
        • Class period that does contain the official time (9:30 a.m.):
          • If the student arrives to a class up to 20 minutes late of the class start time, but before the official attendance time, the student will be marked Tardy for that class period.
          • If the student arrives to a class period after the first 20 minutes of the class start time, but before the official attendance time, the student will be marked Absent for that class period. 

        Arriving Late to School

        • Students who arrive at the school after school has started and have missed a class period and/or more than half of the period once arrived will be marked absent for those periods by their teacher.
        • Repeated tardies may be subject to a disciplinary referral. 

        Leaving School Early

        • No student may be picked up within 30 minutes of dismissal. 

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