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When is a student considered tardy?

A student is considered tardy if he/she is not in the classroom at the scheduled start time.

Communication About Tardies

Teachers are expected to communicate with parents, counselors and administrators when a student's tardiness significantly affects his/her performance in class.

Consequences for Unexcused Tardies

  • Consequences for unexcused tardiness will include warning; teacher conference; and parent contact. Excessive tardiness may result in academic consequences due to missed work and/or more serious administrative consequences up to and including suspension.

  • Administration may set up conferences involving the student, teachers, parents and administrators to discuss the problem. After staff has made attempts to correct the problem.

Tardy Consequence Guidelines

  • 1st Through 5th occurrence- Teacher assigned consequences and parent contact.

  • 6th tardy Referral to Dean for administration assigned consequences.

  • Additional referrals will result in more severe consequences including but not limited to Saturday school out of school suspension, truancy plan, etc.