• WHAT TYPES OF ABSENCES MAY BE EXCUSED?

    • Child's illness or injury
    • Family emergency 
    • Death of a family member
    • Doctor or dental appointments that cannot be scheduled before or after school hours
    • Religious holy days
    • Court appearances

    HOW TO SUBMIT EXCUSE NOTES

    • According to Dallas ISD Policy parents should turn in an excuse note to the
      school attendance office within three days of returning to school.
    • Excuse notes can be submitted to Law Magnet Office.

    The link above is ONLY for excuse note submission not to request VOEs or Transcripts.

    • Excuse notes must include: Student name, ID, grade, date of absence, reason
      and parent signature.
    • See below to download a blank excuse/absence
      note (optional). (Attached PDF template)


    Parent/Guardian notes will be required for virtual absences.


    Note: Students with excessive absences may be required
    to return to on-campus instruction.