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Tips for positive attendance

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How grades are tied to attendance

Attendance directly affects literacy for primary students

Why 100% school attendance is important for your child

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Davis School for Independent Study

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Attendance Matters!

DJUSD Attendance Initiative

We are committed to focusing on improving the following across the district and across all grade levels:

1. Increase our messaging about the importance of attending school every day and on time.  This will be at the site and district levels. 

2. Increase contact with families struggling to attend in the hopes of providing the needed support.

3. Increase our district-wide attendance percentage by 3%. 

Rules of Attendance Accounting

Knowing the Rules of Attendance Accounting

When students are absent from school, the State allows the absence to be excused for a medical illness, appointments related to health, and other reasons ...more


What do I do if my child is absent?

Notify the school as soon as possible and provide the reason for the absence and the dates that apply. Upon returning to school, make sure to send written ...more

Secondary Absenteeism

Attendance Matters!

Attendance Matters!

For more information on attendance, please contact:

Campbell, John
District Staff
Flowers, Michelle
District Staff
Juanitas, Laura
District Staff

State of California Education Code

(Click link below to access California Education Code as it relates to attendance.)