Waterford Graded School District is responsible for enforcing the compulsory school attendance law of the state of Wisconsin (118.15) and for properly recording student attendance and maintaining student records.
Waterford Graded School District is dedicated to the academic achievement and success for all students. Regular school attendance is an integral part of that success. When students attend school on a daily basis, they will not only improve their academic skills but build a greater capacity for social and emotional growth as well.
Parents can excuse their child for up to 10 days (see policy for acceptable absences)
· Documented medical absences do not count towards the 10 day limit. In order for an absence to be documented as a medical absence, families will need to obtain a medical note when taking their child for a medical appointment or when child is ill and under a doctor’s care. Documentation need only to include date(s) under medical provider’s care; no confidential medical information is needed.
· Religious holidays & court appearances are also excused and do not count towards the 10 days.