Attendance Procedures

    • If your child is going to be LATE for school, a parent/guardian must sign in the student in the Magnet office upon arrival on campus. Then the student will receive a late pass to class.
    • If your child is going to be ABSENT from school, please call our attendance hotline at 754-322-0952. For all other attendance issues, please call the school directly at 754-322-0950.
    • The attendance hotline is for ALL DAY absences ONLY, do not call the attendance hotline to excuse a class period or tardy.


    Report an Absence Online

    According to SBBC Policy 5.5: All students under 16 are required to attend school every day of the 180-day school year. Absences are established by tardiness, early sign-outs, or absences for all or part of any day. The maximum number of acceptable absences is 5 days. Additionally, please note that students may not be released after 1:45 p.m.

    1. Parents have 2 days (48 hours) in which to report an absence.
    2. The Attendance Policy allows eight (8) reasons for absence to be excused.
    3. Make up work for credit and grade is allowed for ALL absences. Learn more about Homework/Makeup Work.

    Review BCPS Attendance Frequently Asked Questions