Meade Park Elementary School
(In compliance with Ownership in Education Handbook)
To excuse your child from school:
- Call 444-1925
- Call within 48 hours of absence or child will be unexcused.
- Give a valid reason for absences and tardies.
First unexcused absence: Parent will be notified.
Further unexcused absences--child will be issued up to a 30
minute detention to serve. Student will receive a zero for missed work. Third and subsequent unexcused absences could result in a possible DPPC if the problem continues.
Repeated offenses may also lead to a referral to the truancy officer and States Attorney’s office.
After six (6) total absences (either excused OR unexcused) the child will need a doctor’s note in order to be excused.
All doctor’s and court verification should be turned in to the office upon return.