Attendance Policy
Posted On:
Thursday, September 11, 2014
School Attendance
School Attendance

All students enrolled in the Houston County School System are to be in continuous attendance. The principals shall enforce the compulsory attendance laws of the State of Alabama


  • Each teacher shall be responsible for checking the rolls daily in their assigned classes and properly recording the student's attendance


  • A student approved by the principal to participate in or attend a school sponsored or other approved activity during the school day shall be counted present. Students are responsible for all assignments missed while participating in or attending said activities. Failure on the part of the student to complete assignments shall result in the student receiving a zero for that class.


  • The principal shall notify the teacher in advance of students who will be attending approved activities and will be counted present.


  • In case of prolonged absence due to illness, injury, or other emergencies, the parent/guardian shall seek assistance from the principal of the school or from the Special Education Homebound program.
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