Attendance

If you need to excuse an absence, call the main line at (203) 977-4583.  Please do not call the Principal’s line directly. Please note that Stamford Public School has instituted an automated attendance call to inform you when a student has been marked, an absence.  

State of CT Guidelines for Excused and Unexcused Absences

The attendance rate is of vital importance to our school.  When a student is absent more than 10% of the school year, s/he is considered chronically absent by the state of CT.  Other than a long term medical leave, you are chronically absent regardless of the type of absence (excused or unexcused).  For example, if a student goes on a trip to visit family, those absences contribute towards the 10%.

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