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.
Dear Meadowbrook Families,
As we are almost halfway through the 2019-2020 school year, this is just a reminder that regular school attendance is critical to your child's success.
Yesterday, TMJ4 did a short segment on the importance of school attendance that we would like to share with you:
We understand that medical appointments are a necessary part of a child's wellbeing and know that many appointments must be scheduled during the school day. In order for your child's medical appointments not to count against our district's 10-day absence rule, simply provide a medical excuse from the doctor's office. If you have any questions about this, please contact Mrs. Sroka.