Attendance Policy

 Attendance Policy:
Definitions:
PRESENT - A student is considered in attendance at school when participating in approved school sponsored activities, on or off campus, during the school day.
PRESENT/FULL DAY - A student is counted present for a full day if the student is in attendance for greater than half of the school day.
PRESENT/PARTIAL DAY - A student is counted present for a partial day of attendance if the student is attending for 10% (42 minutes) to 50% (3.5 hours) of the school day.
ABSENT - A student is considered absent when not physically present on school grounds and/or not particpating in instruction or instruction-related activities at an approved
                off-grounds location for the school day.
 
 
Any questions or concerns please email or call.
lhs.attendance@fcps.org or 240-566-9720.

FCPS Attendance Regulations