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Attendance & Absence

Two commonly used terms regarding student attendance are “tardy” and “absence.” At Homestead, a “tardy” is defined as a late arrival to class that is any amount of time up to and including 19 minutes. An “absence” is defined as missing any part of a class period for 20 or more minutes.

The following are answers to frequently asked questions regarding attendance and absences. The information aligns with information from the Student/Parent Handbook.