SDCCS – Mountain View Student Absence Verification

All absences must be verified by a parent/guardian within 3 school days of the last day of the student’s absence. Absences remaining unverified after 3 school days will be recorded as unexcused. Absences not defined as excused in the CA Education Code Law (Ed. Code § 46010, 48205) will be recorded as an unexcused absence. Filling out this form is not an automatic excused absence.


Examples of types of absences from the Attendance Policy

Excused Absences

  • Student illness with a contagious condition, temperature over 100º, vomiting or diarrhea
  • All day medical or dental appointments
  • Attendance at a funeral service of an immediate family member
  • Religious observance
  • Justifiable personal reasons with principal approval

Unexcused Absences

  • Family vacations/out of town without prior approval
  • Appointments other than medical/dental
  • Transportation Issues (traffic, car trouble, missed the bus)
  • Parent/sibling/other family member sick
  • Absences for which no reason is provide

Please fill in the form below completely or call the SDCCS – Mountain View Office (858-609-9497) to report a student absence. (One student per form). 

Absence Verification