• WHAT TYPES OF ABSENCES MAY BE EXCUSED?

    • Child's illness or injury
    • Family emergency (Approval from students AP)
    • Death of a family member (Funeral Home Program or note from the Funeral Home)
    • Doctor or dental appointments that cannot be scheduled before or after school hours (Note from healthcare provider)
    • Religious holy days
    • Court appearances (Court receipt required)
    • DMV for Learner Permit or Driver License (DMV receipt required)
    • College Visit (Must be on College Letterhead)
    • Citizenship ceremony/appointment (letter from DHS)

    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 by email to woodrowattendance@gmail.com. The email 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).

    HOW TO SUBMIT EXCUSE NOTES FOR CAREER INSTITUTE STUDENTS

    • Excuse notes can be submitted by email to Alecastillo@dallasisd.org. The email above is ONLY for excuse note submission not to request VOEs or Transcripts.

     

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