Failure to attend school all or part of the day without a parent or legal excuse (illness,
doctor’s appointment, funeral in the immediate family). If a student leaves campus they
become the responsibility of the parent/guardian. Consequences may include but are
not limited to:
a. Zeroes may be recorded for missed work and students may not be permitted to
make up work for truancy.
b. A “U” citizenship grade may be given for that trimester.
c. Parent notification.
d. Detention and/or school service learning
e. Possible loss of credit for excessive truancy.
f. Repeated offenses may be dealt with according to the Richmond City Truancy
Ordinance 99-4, district policy, and/or state law.