Attendance Information

Jeannie Moncada
817-215-0544
jean.moncada@nisdtx.org
 

Attendance Information

  • We want your student to be successful, and being in class every day is a necessary part of that success.
  • Please call in absence by 10:00. Please state in the phone call your student’s first and last name, reason for absence, and ID number (if known) and contact phone number.
  • Send a note the next day. Please make sure you put the first and last name of your child and a phone number where you can be reached.  If your child went to the doctor, please get a medical note and send it with your student the following day. 
  • All notes (parent/medical) pertaining to absences must be turned in to the attendance office by the end of the third (3rd) day after your student’s return to campus.
  • If you email teachers about your student being absent, please include Mrs. Moncada on that email at jean.moncada@nisdtx.org.
  • Unexcused and excused absences are the same, which means they count against the student for credit.  Excused simply means we received parent communication as to the reason for the absence.
  • If your student is 20 minutes late to class, he or she is ABSENT for that period.
  • Every class takes attendance.  If a student is at school and leaves early, he or she is not considered present for the whole day.
  • If a student has 10 or more absences in a semester, the student is considered excessive and will be contacted by their AP about making up time to receive credit.  (90% in attendance is State Law).


Attendance

  • Please check attendance online often.  If you have a question about an absence, please contact the teacher.  The attendance office cannot change a teacher’s attendance without written notice from the teacher.
  • If your student is involved in extracurricular activities, field trips, etc.. please give the attendance office 24 hours to get those absences coded properly.  If after 24 hours the absence is still showing as unexcused, please contact us.
  • If you receive the automated phone call in the evening and you have a question, please contact attendance. (If student misses any classes even due to extracurricular activities, field trips, etc. you will receive the automated phone call).
  • We recommend having the automated system call your cell phone number.
 
Please make sure the student's first and last name and student ID # appear on all notes that are turned in to the office.
 
For more information on Northwest ISD Attendance Guidelines,
please refer to the Attendance, Tardy and Truancy Guidelines