is very important that your child attends school on time, each day!
consistent, timely attendance is essential to school success, student learning
and future employment habits. Life-long attendance behaviors begin with entry
into school at the pre-school or kindergarten level, and continue through
middle school and into high school until the student graduates. When students
arrive in the classroom, it is expected that they will immediately begin to
prepare for the start of the day or the period, and be ready to engage in the
learning process when the school day or period officially begins.
Determination as to whether
an absence is a tardy, excused or unexcused absence is made by the school in
accordance with law and policy. The role of the parent or guardian is to ensure
that his/her children attend school and to verify that the absence was for an
It shall be the responsibility
of principals and staff to enforce the district's attendance
policies and procedures. The attendance policy and procedure will annually be
distributed and made available to parents/guardians.
a note or telephone call does not automatically excuse an absence, please call
our 24 hour absence line at (425)385-5605 or email JAEattendance@everettsd.org by 9 a.m. to report your child’s absence. It helps assure student safety.
Doctor’s Appointments: Please schedule appointments for after school
hours. If an early pick-up cannot be
avoided, please return your child to school as soon as possible with a doctor’s