Tardy to School

Parents are to notify the Attendance Office when their student is going to arrive late. The parent will provide the reason for the tardy and the time of anticipated arrival. The student will report to the Attendance Office to sign in before proceeding to class.

Tardy Process and Procedures

  • Teacher files tardy policy with Instructional Supervisor & Principal at start of year.
  • Teacher formally notifies student:
  • Class expectations stated at the beginning of a course.
  • At the 3rd tardy, a verbal warning to the student.
  • At the 5th tardy, the teacher officially notifies the student, parent, counselor and Attendance Office with a Notification of Tardiness.  As a consequence, the student is assigned to the next Tuesday/Thursday School.  Refer to Attendance Office personnel or Gunn website for these dates.
  • At 8 or more tardies, the teacher will notify the student, parent, counselor and an administrator, and may request one or more of the following actions be taken;  assignment to additional Tuesday/Thursday School session, loss of open-campus privileges, family meeting, referral to SARB process, counseling referral, and/or loss of prep periods.