• attendance
    What time is the tardy bell in the morning?
    7:45AM (*Remember, 3 tardies equal to 1 class absence). 
    What time is ADA (Average Daily Attendance ) 
    What to do if your child is absent or tardy? 
    Students who have been absent or tardy must present a written excuse from the parents or guardian when they return to school. Excuses for absences and tardies are: 
    • personal illness
    • sickness or death in the family
    • quarantine
    • weather or road conditions making travel dangerous
    • participation in school activities with permission of the principal
    • juvenile court proceeding documented by a probation officer
    • approved college visitation
    • emergencies
    • or "any other cause acceptable to teacher, principal, or superintendent"
    Written excuses should be in the school's possession no later than three school days after the date of the absence or tardy. The three-day period begins with the day the student returns to school.
    Return the written excuse to the attendance office or emailed to Sylvia.Guerrero@houstonisd.org
    What does my child need to do for makeup work after being absent? 
    Your child needs to check with his/her teacher for makeup work. Your child has 3 school days to turn in make-up work upon returning to school.