Regular attendance is essential to any school. We require every parent to support the AAE by bringing his or her students on time each and every day. Students who arrive on time are better prepared to master the material provided by the instructor and consistently perform higher than those who come late or are habitually absent. In addition, consistent tardiness and absences affect our school monetarily. All schools in California are compensated based on their attendance (Actual Daily Attendance). The state no longer recognizes excused absences and does not compensate the school for students who do not attend, for any reason. Unfortunately,our operating costs are unaffected by attendance - it costs us the same to operate each day,regardless of the number.
Students are expected to attend
all classes and to be on time unless properly excused.
The AAE requests that appointments be scheduled after school, if possible. If an appointment must be scheduled during school hours, please schedule it at a time where the student can still attend a portion of the day. Students with a doctor/dentist appointment need to attend school that day,before or after the appointment.The State of California (46010, 46010.5, 48205 Ed Code) has determined that excused absences are limited to the following reasons:Students who are absent from school for any reasons provided in Ca. Ed. Code 482015 are not in violation of the compulsory attendance law upon verification by the district of the reason for the absence. This regulation states a student may be excused legally from school when the absence is due to: