Attendance Types
Attendance Consequences
Truancy
Tardies
100

When a student has less than 4 unexcused absences in a semester

What is Excellent Attendance?

100

The most important consequence to missing school

What is loss of learning?

100

Is defined as 5 truancy events.

What is 2nd Truancy?

100

Being less than 1 minute late

What is being on time?

200
The attendance type defined by a student being 1 minute or more late.

What is tardy?

200

The consequence(s) when a student has an unexcused absence that day.

- Parent phone call home

- After school detention

- Recurring daily unexcused absences will result in truancy

200

Defined by missing 10% or more of school days.

What is chronic truancy.

200

What a tardy student MUST have in hand before being able to enter class.

What is a pass from the front office?

300

When a student is more than 30 minutes late unexcused to a class or when they miss an entire class period.

What is a truancy event?

300

The consequence(s) when a student hits 2nd truancy.

Possible answers:

- 2nd truancy letter sent home

- Parent meeting with Melissa I

- Attendance improvement plan

300

A plan to support the student in finding strategies to address attendance issues

What is an attendance improvement plan?


300

The number of minutes at which point a tardy becomes an absence.

What is 30 mins?

400

The attendance category defined by a student having 3 unexcused absences (not on the same day). 

What is 1st truancy?

400

The consequence when a student hits 3rd truancy.

Permissible responses:

- 3rd truancy letter sent home

- SART meeting

- SART contract

400

The person on campus who oversees attendance interventions and supports including meeting with students and families in 2nd truancy.

Who is Melissa Iglesias

400

The number of minutes a student is late at which point the front office will require the student to call home and explain why they are late.

What is 15 minutes?

500

When a student has reduced the number of unexcused absences to any given class by 20%.

What is improved attendance?

500

The consequence for a student who is severely chronically absent.

The student may face involuntary withdrawal.
500

Who should attend a SART meeting?

Who are the student, parent, advisor, grade level counselor, grade level admin. Bonus: SPED CM (if applicable), any other adults or peers that can support student w/attendance?

500

This is not a question, this is a practice opportunity.  Model what it looks like to have a conversation with a tardy student about their lateness.

Uses warm demander stance and urgency of being in class.

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