• When is an absence excused?

    • FBISD extracurricular activies
    • Illness and medical appointments
    • Required court appearances
    • Religious holy days
    • Activities related to obtaining U.S. citizenship
    • College visits for high school juniors and seniors (up to two days)


    Excuse notes should always include:

    • Student's full name
    • Student's student ID number
    • Date(s) of absence
    • Date of absence note submittal
    • Reason for absence
    • Parent contact information
    • Absence notes can be submitted via emial to: AttendanceRTMS@fortbendisd.com


    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 via email at: AttendanceRTMS@fortbendisd.com.
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