What is good attendance? 

    Missing school one day or less each month or no more than nine days a year.

     Attendance Data Graphic

    In brief, Virginia law:

    * requires parents to send children to school

    * requires students to attend school

    * requires schools to take specific actions when children are not enrolled or students fail to attend

    * authorizes law enforcement officers to pick up students who are skipping school

    * authorizes juvenile courts to take action against parents and/or children for failure to attend school


    Parents can verify their student’s absences by using one of the following methods:

    * Attendance Line- 571-377-6100

    * Mrs. McKenzie (English) -  MMckenzie@mcpsva.org

    * Ms. Clare (Spanish)-  KClare@mcpsva.org

    * Click here to fill out the online attendance form

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