KCKPS Re-entry Updates – KCKPS Attend to Achieve (A2A) Guidance on Attendance

Success starts with participating, engaging and attending classes every day. Evidence shows that regular participation in classes leads to building communication skills, forming lasting relationships with peers, experiencing innovative practices and activities, and building confidence and self-esteem.

Student/Parent Attendance Expectations

  •  In person and remote learners are expected to be in class daily and on time.Tardies will be recorded and documented on the attendance report. 7 tardies = 1 unexcused absence.  This is applicable to in person and remote learners.
  • For students who are absent and/or tardy to class, automated messages will be sent to parents.
  • Any technical difficulties will be excused if communicated with the school within 24 hours, Meaningful Contact  (MC) code will not be used for any remote absences.
  • COVID-positive absences will need to be reported to school and documentation will need to be provided.  Remote classes will be provided upon parent/guardian request with the building principal.
    • The Student option would NOT be changed to ‘Remote Learner’ if  a Remote option is provided due to COVID since it is only temporary. 
  • Exposure to COVID cases that require isolation will need to communicate with the school to make arrangements.  Remote classes will be provided upon parent/guardian request with the building principal.
    • The Student option would NOT be changed to ‘Remote Learner’ if  a Remote option is provided due to COVID since it is only temporary. 

Chronically Absent- Students who are chronically absent due to technical issues or COVID related absences, will need to communicate with the school and make arrangements.

Truancy-  Will continue to be tracked and recorded as normal per State law. 

Kansas State Statue of the Compulsory Attendance Law

3 consecutive unexcused absences
5 in a semester unexcused absence
7 unexcused absences in a school year

Posted April 12, 2021

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