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Attendance Policy

Attendance policy: . School starts daily at 8:45am and ends at 3:45 pm. Classes begin at 8:45am. Students are marked tardy if they arrive at 8:55am. Students must be present for instruction with the teacher to receive credit for attendance.

Reporting an absence: Only the parent/guardian may report a student’s absence to the Main Office at (773)535-3843 from 8:30am-6:00pm Monday-Friday. 

Causes for excused absences: The following reasons are considered excused absences by Chicago Public Schools:

  • Student's Illness
  • Observance of a religious holiday
  • Death in the immediate family
  • Family Emergency/Personal
  • Concern for student's health and safety (Dr. Appointment)
  • Home/Hospital program