Attendance Form

Submit an absence, late arrival, or early dismissal

Please submit an absence by using one of these other two methods.    

  • Be specific about the reason why your child will not be attending school today
  • Please indicate whether your child has any of the following symptoms:
    • Feeling feverish or chills
    • Fever greater than or equal to 100.4 F
    • Headache (not due to another health condition, hunger, menstrual cramps stress, or injury)
    • A new cough (not due to another health condition)
    • Shortness of breath or breathing difficulties (not due to diagnosed respiratory condition or if different than normal pattern of chronic condition)
    • A new sore throat (not due to another health condition)
    • Congestion or runny nose (not related to allergies or health condition)
    • Fatigue (more tired than normal or sudden onset)
    • New muscle pain (not due to another health condition or that may have been caused by a specific activity such as physical exercise))
    • New loss of taste, smell, or appetite
    • Abdominal pain (not due to hunger, constipation, injury, or stress)
    • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea

FCPS staff will be responsible for contacting those parents/guardians who have not provided information as to why their student is absent. FCPS staff will also provide the school health team with information regarding any student that has remained home due to the above COVID like illness symptoms.

This attendance form is to be submitted by the parent/legal guardian only.
Are you submitting a full day absence, a late arrival, or early release?
Please check this box if you wish to report consecutive day absences.
Please list the specific consecutive dates of the absence.
Please check the student in at the attendance office when you arrive to the building.
Please come into the building, present a valid ID, and sign the student out.
Will the student be returning to school?
If reporting an ill child, please identify any of the symptoms listed at the top of this page.

Parent/Guardian Contact Information

Please use the email address that you have registered through SIS.
A copy of this form submission will be sent to the email address you provided above.