Attendance Policy


  • Keni Kohl - Attendance Specialist

    425-204-2110 or email keni.kohl@rentonschools.us


    It's the law! Be to school on time every day

    Washington State RCW 28A.225.020/House Bill 2449

     

    The law requires a parent conference to create an attendance plan when your child has:

    • 2 unexcused absences in a month
    • 5+ excused absences in a month or 10+ excused absences in a year (Unless there is a pre-arranged absence in writing)

     

    Excused absences include:

    • Participation in a district or school activity
    • Illness, health condition, or medical appointment
    • Family emergency, including a death or illness in the family
    • Religious or cultural observance
    • Court or judicial proceedings