|1695 Hylton Road||(856) 662-8505|
|Pennsauken NJ 08110||FAX (856) 662-4080|
|Ronnie Tarchichi MEd2, M.S, M.B.S.|
This letter is to inform you of our lateness and absence policies. Your child needs to arrive to school on time, if your child should arrive to school after the late bell, they will be considered late and must report to the main office to obtain a late pass.
The following are the consequences regarding lateness:
Greater than 20 times late - Student will be subject to administrative consequences
The following are the consequences regarding unexcused absences counting toward truancy:
"Excused absence" is a student's absence from school for a full day or a portion of a day for the observance of a religious holiday pursuant to N.JS.A 18A:36-14 through 16, for Take Your Child To Work Day, or any other absence determined to be excused by the New Jersey Department of Education.
"Truancy" means ten or more cumulative unexcused absences that count toward truancy of a student between the ages of six and sixteen as determined by the Board's Attendance Policy and Regulation pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:16-7.6(a)4.iii and the definition of school day pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:32-8.3.