SFUSD ATTENDANCE POLICIES & CA ED CODE

Parents & Guardians must provide written documentation of absences to the Attendance/Deans Office (Room 262). Please refer to the Attendance Guidelines section of the SFUSD Student & Parent/Guardian Handbook for District Policies and Guidelines and California Rules and Regulations.

EXCUSED ABSENCES WILL BE POSTED ON SCHOOL LOOP 24 – 48 HOURS AFTER RECEIPT

For how to make CORRECTIONS to a student attendance record, click HERE

Excuse Notes

Excuse Notes can be written in English, Chinese, or Spanish.

Notes MUST be written in INK (notes in pencil cannot be accepted).

Excuse Notes must contain the following information:

  • Student’s First & Last Name
  • Date of Absence & Classes missed
  • Reason for absence (only legally excusable reasons will be accepted)
  • Parent Signature
  • Student Grade
  • Parent Contact Phone Number

Students can drop off Excuse Notes in the box in the Attendance Office (Room 262) before school, at lunch, and after school.  Students should NOT miss class to drop off notes and do NOT need a re-admit to re-enter class.

School Attendance Contact Information

Attendance/Dean’s Office Contact: Vera Robinson

E-mail: robinsonv@sfusd.edu

Location: Room 262

(If entering Galileo from the front gates on Francisco, turn right, 262 is the second door on the right)

Phone: 415-749-3430, ext. 3263

Fax: 415-749-3571