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Attendance Information and Reporting Absences

Reporting Absences:

1. Attendance Line:  (661) 588-6040 press 1

2. Email: Attendance Clerk at tcoleman@ruesd.net

Any absence, excused or unexcused, needs to be reported to the office. If you have informed the teacher please also inform the office. This should be done on the day of the absence. If an absence is not cleared within three(3) school days, the absence will be marked unexcused.

After a student has reached 10 illnesses a doctor's note is required to excuse the absence. If one is not provided the absence will be marked unexcused.  If your student will be absent for 5 days or more for any reason please contact the office in advance to discuss independent study. 

Excused Absences:

  • Personal illness for the student
  • Student's medical appointment (after school is suggested)
  • Funeral of immediate family member
  • Mandatory court appearance for the student

Unexcused Absences:

  • Out of town
  • Staying with a sick relative or going to a relative's doctor appointment
  • Family Emergencies 
  • Otherwise would have been excused but parent failed to notify the office of absence with in 3 days of absence