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.