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If your child is absent for ANY reason, it is your responsibility to send a note with your child when they return to school.

  • Please include your child’s full name, teacher's name, absence date and reason for the absence.
  • If the absence is not verified within 10 days it will be recorded as truancy on your child’s attendance record.
  • You may also call the school office at (562) 210-4490 to report an absence or send an email to [email protected] 


Cuando su hijo(a) falta a la escuela, recuerde que es su responsablidad de mandar una nota cuando regrese el siguiente dia. 

  • La nota debe de tener el nombre completo del estudiante, nombre del maestro(a), fecha de la falta y razón por la falta.
  • Las ausencias no verificadas dentro de los 10 días, seran registradas como falta injustifica (vagancia).
  • Puede llamar al (562) 210-4490 para reportar la ausencia o mande un correo electronico a [email protected]



Please NOTE Unexcused Absences

The following are examples of unexcused absences:

  • Family vacation during school calendar
  • Babysitting younger siblings or taking care of other family members
  • Personal problems or family emergency
  • Funeral service of a non-immediate family
  • Missed bus, no transportation, and car trouble
  • Audition call back
  • Forgot school schedule 
  • Didn’t know there was school or student told parent there was no school
  • Had to go with parent to DMV, court, passport renewal, etc. because there was no one else to bring student to school or pick him up from school
  • Sibling or other family member is sick or has a medical appointment

As a note, Chavez Elementary has been selected to participate in the Abolish Chronic Truancy (ACT) Program sponsored by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office. Students who have exhibited poor attendance (10 full day absences or have had 15 full-day absences in the preceding 12 month period) will be referred to the District Attorney’s Program if the attendance issue cannot be resolved at the school level through SART/SARB.