Day 1 of absence: If parent/ guardian have not called students out, secretary will call the home to inquire about absence.
Day 3 of excuse/unexcused absence: the secretary will mail a letter that explains chronic absenteeism.
Day 5 of excused/unexcused absence: a parent meeting will be arranged by a member of the school’s attendance team.
At 8 excused/unexcused absences: the school Social Worker and/or Family Liaison will conduct a home visit depending on the individual’s situation and communication from parent/guardian.
At 10 days of excused/unexcused absence: a PPT will be conducted.
The secretary will generate a letter to families at 4, 6 or 10 days of unexcused absences.
After 10 unexcused absences, and a PPT has been held *If appropriate, a DCF referral will be made for Educational Neglect.
*DCF Referrals are made when:
After all other options, any student 10 years old or older will be referred to Central Office to discuss a referral to the Juvenile Review Board (JRB)
Below is an example of what a mailer looks like that you might receive reporting on your child's attendance.
If you would like more Information on your child's attendance please feel free to contact:
District Community Organizer/Attendance Specialist
(860)465-2610 Ex: 4660
Every Student, Every Day in Every Classroom