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DISTRICT 5 TARDY POLICY

District 5 believes that attendance and punctuality are key factors in student achievement. Therefore, it is important for students to be present and on time to not disturb the learning process.

District 5 will allow a maximum of 20 unexcused tardies per school year. Once a student has reached 15 tardies, an attendance conference will be scheduled to discuss a plan of action to ensure on-time arrival. Once the maximum allowable tardies has been reached, a referral will be made to truancy court. Tardies are only excused by a medical note, late bus, or an administrator.

  • 5 Tardies School runs tardy report
  • 10 Tardies Tardy warning letter sent
  • 15 Tardies Letter and Tardy Intervention Conference
  • 20 Tardies Referral to Truancy Court