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Tardiness & Class Cuts

Students are marked tardy if they are not in their seats as soon as class starts. If a student is more than 5 minutes late for class, the absence may be considered a cut.

Consequences for Tardies & Unexcused Absences

Tardies (per class)

  • 1st-3rd tardies: Teacher sets the policy
  • 4th tardy: Detention
  • 5th tardy: Detention/FACTS Class
  • 6th-9th tardy: One extra detention for each tardy
  • Additional tardies: Repeat detention and Saturday school pattern, starting with the 6th tardy, as needed

Cutting Class

  • 1st offense: 1-2 detentions per teacher policy
  • 2nd offense: 2 detentions
  • 3rd offense: FACTS Class
  • 4th offense: FACTS Class and notification that student may get an F in that class
  • 5th offense: Student attendance review team meeting

Continuous Non-Attendance

  • 1st-2nd offense: Teacher assigns detentions, FACTS Class
  • 3rd-4th offense: Student meets with administrator and is put on an attendance contract
  • 5th-9th offense: Student meets with counselor, parent and administrator