Attendance


  • Parkside Elementary students are expected to regularly attend school and be on time.  The full district attendance policy including on truancy can be found at the Attendance section of the District website.   Download your absence note here and send to pks-attendance@pdsd.org.   

    Please note that Absences shall be treated as unlawful until the school receives a written excuse explaining the absence. Parents and guardians have 3 days after an absence to submit a written note. A maximum of 10 cumulative, lawful absences shall be permitted during the school year. Request for excusal of absences after 10 lawful absences shall require a written physician’s note.

    An unlawful absence shall be defined as an event in which a student is absent without a valid, acceptable note. A student is considered habitually truant when he or she accumulates 6 or more unlawful absences.

  • Expectations

  • Lateness

  • Absence notification

  • Submitting an Electronic Absent Note

  • Early dismissal

  • Vacations