Dr. Guillory- Director of Student Attendance Webinar
When you know in advance that your student will need to be absent, it is to your educational advantage to talk to your child's teacher and the front office. Please email Sana.Quadri@fortbendisd.com with details for preplanned absences.
These will be reviewed by the Principal.
Please send notes to the Attendance Office at least 5 school days before the absence occurs to determine if the absence will be excused.
The following reasons are not valid excuses and will be entered as an unexcused absence.
- Note/Email with No Reason
- Family Vacation
- Car/Traffic Issue
- Power Outage
- Missed Bus
- Family Emergency Without Explanation*
*Unexplained family emergencies will not be excused. Explained family emergencies will only be excused if approved by the principal.
The following reasons for an absence will be excused:
- Doctor Visit
- Medical Reasons
- Family Death
- Truancy Diversion Program
ALL Absence Notes MUST include:
- Student First & Last Name
- Student ID Number
- Grade Level & Teacher Name
- Date(s) of Absence(s)
- Reason for the Absence(s)
- Parent Name & Phone Number