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Attendance

Parent Information – Complete handbook is on the OCPS Website at www.OCPS.net

Early Departures are either excused or unexcused. (Examples below) See page 6 of "Attendance Policies and Procedures"on the OCPS website.
Excused
Medical
Counseling
Legal Appointments
Funeral of family or closely related friend (school may request proof)
Family emergency (school may determine if valid)
Unexcused
For convenience of parent
Personal Reasons
Shopping Trips

Early Release - No school shall release any child barring an absolute emergency 45 minutes prior to the closing of the school day. See page 6 of "Attendance Policies and Procedures"on the OCPS website.

Religious Absences
are treated like pre-arranged absences, and must be requested in writing at least five days prior. Religious retreats will need documentation (per principal approval) See Page 7 for Religious Absences of "Attendance Policies and Procedures"on the OCPS website.

Tardies are all marked with a “T” in the daily column on SMS. There is no more tardy excused or tardy unexcused.

Codes that are used for Attendance

EN-1ST DAY ENTRY
AE-ABSENT EXCUSED
P-PRESENT
AU-ABSENT UNEXCUSED
NE-NOT ENTERED
EDE-EARLY DEPARTURE EXCUSED
EDU-EARLY DEPARTURE UNEXCUSED
T-TARDY
W-WITHDRAWN
AC-ALTERNATIVE CLASS
ISS-IN-SCHOOL SUSPENSION
S-OUT OF SCHOOL SUSPENSION
FT-FIELD TRIP
OSA-ON SITE ACTIVITY

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