ATTENDANCE POLICY AND PROCEDURES
The California Civil Code requires compulsory education for our students. We require that you ensure your child attends school regularly and arrives on time. It is with your support and cooperation that we will be able to meet our goal of providing every student with a quality education and a positive learning experience.
THE FOLLOWING ATTENDANCE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED AND ENFORCED:
School begins at 8:20 a.m. A student is considered absent if he/she is not in their assigned seat within 30 minutes without a valid doctor’s/excuse note of the starting time (Ed Code 48260).
- When student is late he/she must bring a late note from parent.
When student is absent we ask that you do the following:
A parent can call to verify an absence 24 hours a day to extension 5020. We receive all recording messages. A parent/guardian has three (3) days from the last day of the absence to verify the absence. Students will be required to attend Saturday School for unverified, unexcused, truancy and/or excessive absences due to illness.
- Parent /Guardian may call the attendance office to verify the absence.
- Those families who do not have access to a telephone may submit a note to verify the absence.
ALL NOTES OR MESSAGES SHOULD ALWAYS CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:
- Student Name
- ID Number
- Date of Absence/Tardy
- Reason of Absence/Tardy
- Parent Signature
- Day time phone number
You may reach the attendance office by calling directly to (310)603-1447 ext. 5020. When a student returns to school after his/her absence, student should turn in absent note first to the attendance office then he/she is to report directly to class.
*PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST PRESENT IDENTIFICATION BEFORE ANY INFORMATION OR STUDENT IS RELEASED.
Students will not be released during lunch hours, unless authorized by an administrator.
RECORDS OFFICE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
New students may be registered in the Attendance Office located on campus from 7:30 – 3:00 P.M. Parents must complete the enrollment application, registration packet, provide a Legal Birth Certificate, Custody paperwork or proof of guardianship (if applicable) Immunization records, previous school records (grades, attendance, discipline) and proof of residency (two forms of proof). If you reside outside of our District or outside of Hosler boundaries, you will need to obtain a Permit from the District Office; before you can obtain an enrollment packet and or enroll at our School.
Parents/guardians of each student will be required to fill out a Pupil Emergency Card. Students may only be release during the school day to those adults who are named on the Emergency Card. The person who is requesting that the student be released to them must also present a valid California identification card to school personnel. There are no early dismissals the last 15 minutes of every day, and students will not be released during lunch.
CHECKING OUT OF DISTRICT PROCEDURES
Please return Text Books, Library Books to the Library - You will be provided with a receipt for the returned books and or fines paid to the Library. Pay any money owed for Candy/ Fundraisers etc. to the Student Store or Teacher in charge of the club. Bring documents and Student ID to the Attendance Office to process the dropping of the Student. You will be asked for ID, to verify you are the parent or guardian on file. At that time, you will be given a copy of Demographic page, Grades, Transcripts, Discipline, Test Scores, Health Record which is to be given to the next school of enrollment.
VERIFICATION OF ENROLLMENTS
Parent/Guardian can request Verification of Enrollment by coming to the Attendance Office and providing their valid Identification - Please note, verification will be given with the names provided on birth certificate and or guardianship paperwork and addresses are what is in aeries.
Request for Records must be requested from the New School.