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Attendance Matters!

The School District of Waukesha believes that student attendance is of critical importance to success in school. Habits of good student attendance are skills developed over time that carry over into the world of work or further schooling once a student ceases to attend the School District of Waukesha. 

Per district guidelines, parents are allowed to excuse their children from school for up to 10 days within a single school year. If your child has a medical appointment during the school day, we encourage you to provide a medical excuse from the physician's office.

Attendance communication will be shared with families should a student portray excessive tardiness or absences. A school attendance officer may require a parent/guardian to provide a medical excuse by a physician for absences after the tenth absence. Prior to any request for this medical verification, phone calls, written communication, and/or conferences with the parents will be held regarding student absences.