• Campus Attendance Policy

    7:30am Campus admission, supervision and Breakfast in the Classroom

    (AlphaBest offers supervision from 7am-7:30am fee applies visit AlphaBest.org)

    7:45am Instuction begins

    7:50am Tardy  

    8:05am Partial Day Absence excusable with official HealthCare note

    2:40pm Early student release request ends *email Mcarbajal@dallasisd.org and Teacher in advance to schedule pick-up

    3:15pm Dismissal 

    *20 minutes or more of loss of instructional time is coded as a Partial Day absence and a healtcare note is required to excuse


    Email Ms. Carbajal @ Mcarbajal@dallasisd.org with an Official Document or Parent Note with the following information:

    • Student's name
    • Teacher's name
    • Reason for absence
    • Date(s) of absence
    • Parent contact number and or email

    Submit documentation within 3 days of absence  

    Justified Absences

    • Illness - parent note will cover up to 3 consecutive days
    • Medical Appointment - healthcare note required
    • Educational Appointments - document from educational facility
    • Dealth in Family - service documentation
    • Religious Day of Observance - indicate holy day

    3 or more unexcused absence will trigger the Dallas ISD Truancy Department

    Truancy Quick Reference Guide


    Attendance for Credit: According to Texas State law each student must be in attendance 90% of the days the class is offered. The implementation of the Attendance for Credit Initiative is to ensure that al students are in atendance 90% of the time a class is offered to certify successful accrual of final grade.


    Texas Compulsory Attendance Law-Official Notice and General Attendance Agreement Pledge

    Per state mandate our district must provide parents with the Texas Compulsory Attendance Law-Official Notice.

    Official Notice


    The state also mandates our district to request that parents/guardians complete and sign the General Attendance Agreement Pledge. The pledge is to be submitted to the campus as soon as possible. Please feel free to email the Pledge to Ms. Carbajal at Mcarbajal@dallasisd.org in the Office of Attendance at Geneva Heights Elementary. 

    Attendance Pledge