• All About Excused Absences

    Source: Fort Bend ISD Parent/Student Handbook

    When is an absence excused?

    • FBISD extracurricular activities
    • Illness and medical appointments
    • Required court appearances
    • Religious holy days
    • Activities related to obtaining United States citizenship
    • College visits for high school junior and senior (up to two days)

    Submitting an Excuse Note

    • Notes must be turned in no later than five days upon returning to school.
    • Notes should be given to the school’s Attendance Clerk. Email messages are acceptable.
    • Keep copies of all correspondence.
    • Contact the Attendance Clerk or Assistant Principal if you feel any of your child’s absences are incorrect.
    • A medical note can be scanned and emailed directly to the campus Attendance Clerk.