Attendance Policy

Ellis Elementary School 2014 – 2015  Attendance Policy

ECE

Parents will receive warning letters when they miss any of the following:

  • 8 consecutive days of school
  • 10 days in a trimester (non-consecutive)
  • 22 days in a school year (non-consecutive)

Students will be unregistered from school and lost their spots when they miss any of the following:

  • 10 consecutive days of school
  • 12 days in a trimester (non-consecutive)
  • 24 days in a school year (non-consecutive)

**Extenuating circumstances must be approved in advance by the principal

**Parents will sign an Attendance Contract at the beginning of each school year

Kdg – 5th Grade Attendance

Any absence from school of 3 or more days must be approved by the principal.

Tardies: Any student with four or more tardies in a trimester will not receive a perfect attendance award, even if the student did not miss any full days of school during that period.

Leaving early: Any student who leaves early four or more times in a trimester will not receive a perfect attendance award, even if the student did not miss any full days of school during that period.

Before School Drop-Off

School starts at 8:00 AM. There is no before-school supervision in the 2015-2016 school year. Students may not come to school before 7:45 AM. The school is not open to students before 8:00 AM. All students are picked up on the playground outside.

After School Drop-Off

School ends at 3:00 PM. Students are picked up outside. Any students not picked up by 3:15 PM will be brought to the office. Parents picking up from the office must show identification. Students may not wait to be picked up by Merrill Middle School students.