Attendance Policy

BEAR CREEK K-8
Attendance & Tardy Policy Information
Attendance Line 303-982-8663

In accordance with the Jeffco Public Schools policy, BCK8 would like to inform you of the following attendance and tardy guidelines:

ATTENDANCE
The following are examples of excused absences:

Funerals Legal Obligations
Illness Religious Observations
Injury Extenuating Circumstances determined by the principal
Medical Procedures School Sponsored Activities
Visiting parent/guardian who is an active duty member

Any other absences are considered unexcused. Please call the attendance line at 303-982-8663 by 8:30 am on the day of the absence to report any absence or tardy. Absences or tardies reported without a specific reason will be recorded as unexcused. All absences or tardies must be reported within 24 hours or they will remain unexcused.

TARDIES
Tardies are excused or unexcused based on the same guidelines as the Attendance Policy.

UNEXCUSED TARDIES
Examples of unexcused tardies include, but are not limited to:

Running late Business call/meeting
Overslept Lost Keys
Alarm clock failure Misplaced homework
Car trouble Bicycle problems
Traffic Construction
Parents running late Spending time w/Parent
Late night-student is sleeping in Dropping off/picking up other people, students, children

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