Attendance Policy

  • Holly Grove Elementary School will have an attendance committee to monitor student attendance and will intervene with appropriate action when attendance and/or tardies become excessive. 

    This committee will:

    • Educate parents and staff of the attendance and tardy policies and procedures of WCPSS and Holly Grove Elementary School. 
    • Inform parents of their child’s attendance at set intervals.
    • Help to educate parents and students of the importance of regular school attendance in order to show the connection between regular attendance and school success.
    • Include the following people:  Student Information Data Manager, School Counselor, School Social Worker and an Administrator.
    • Meet at the beginning of the school year and monthly to review attendance data.

    Plan of Action:

    3 Unexcused Absences:  Letter will be sent home with an attendance profile attached.  Letter signed by an Administrator.

    6 Unexcused Absences:  Letter (form 1700) will be mailed home with attendance profile attached.  Letter will be signed by an Administrator.  

    10 Excused and/or Unexcused Absences:  Letter will be mailed home with attendance profile attached.  Letter signed by an Administrator.  Attendance committee will review information to determine if a referral is needed to appropriate staff member (School Nurse, School Counselor, School Social Worker, Administrator) for follow up with the family.

    15 Unexcused Absences:  School Social Worker will make a referral to the Truancy Diversion and Intervention Program (TDIP) through the court system. 

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