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Attendance Matters

It is mandatory that you report all absences on a daily basis regardless of the reason. 

ABSENCES MUST BE CLEARED WITHIN 72 HOURS OR THE ABSENCE TURNS INTO UNEXCUSED.     

Parents, please email woesattendance@lvusd.org to report your child's absence.

Please incude:

  • your child's name
  • teacher's name
  • date(s) of the absence 
  • reason for the absence
The law requires your student to attend school. It is not a district or school policy, it is the law. Public education is compulsory. Family vacations should coincide with the School District's recess days.
If your child misses more than three days without a valid excuse (illness), you may receive a letter from WhiteOak and then possibly, the School Attendance Review Board (SARB) about truancy.
Tardiness is also tracked.

STUDENT/PARENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND GUIDELINES REGARDING ATTENDANCE

 Excused Absences from Compulsory Attendance

Education Code Section 48205 permits a pupil to be excused from school under certain circumstances.

  • Illness
  • Medical, dental, optometry, chiropractic services(documentation from office required)
  • Quarantine
  • Funeral of immediate family, limited to 1 day in state, 3 days out of state
  • Court Appearance*
  • Illness of student’s custodial child*
  • Religious holiday or ceremony (must be pre-approved)*
  • Religious retreats limited to 4 hours per semester*
  • Employment conferences for the student*
  • Other reasons pursuant to board policy*

*All absences MUST be cleared within 72 hours