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What are the responsibilities of parents/guardians in reporting an absence from school?

All absences are treated as unexcused/illegal until the school receives a written excuse explaining the reason(s) for absence.  Parents/guardians and students must submit the written explanation within three (3) days of the student's return from an absence.

For more information, call the Office of Attendance and Truancy at 215-400-4220 (Opt. 1) or visit: