Ellis Elementary School 2017 – 2018 Attendance Policy
Parents will receive warning letters when they miss any of the following:
Students will be unregistered from school and lost their spots when they miss any of the following:
**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 7:45 AM with breakfast being served in the classroom. Students may not come to school before 7:45 AM unless they are participating in our before and after care program- Springboard. The school is not open to students before 7:45 AM. 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.