Please call the attendance line by no later than 12:00 noon on the day of an absence if your child will be absent. Absences will not be excused after 48 hour and will be considered unexcused.
When you call the attendance line, we request the following information regarding the absence:
If you have questions about when you should keep your student home for an illness, please see this guide.
For purposes of tracking influenza,it is important that you report the following symptoms if they apply to your student:
The purpose of the Edina High School Attendance Policy reflects our desire to have each student attend all classes and arrive on time. Please see the Student Handbook for provisions and procedures of the policy. Click here for Student Handbook. It is expected that parents will support the intent of the policy and encourage their children to have good attendance.
The Attendance Policy Chart should help answer any questions students and parents may have about attendance.
We request that all families who are planning to miss school due to family vacations or college visits to contact teachers 2-3 weeks prior to the trip to make arrangements with them to have students make up missing work. At least five days prior to the absence families should complete and submit the 2016-17 Pre-Arranged Absence Form. Please note that the absences, though excused, will be counted toward the student’s 9 limited absences per semester.