Anytime your child is absent, that absence is an Unexcused absence until your campus attendance clerk receives a phone call and/or a note from the parent/guardian. Please give up to three days for the Unexcused absence to be coded according to the reason given.
~When a student is absent due to an appointment with a health care professional and the appointment is supported by a document such as a note from the health care professional, the student is considered in attendance. The student must be in class at least a portion of the day to be considered present. 19 TAC 129.21(k), TEC 25.087(b)(1)(A)