Attendance Policy

Regular school attendance plays a key role in your child's future. Each time a student is absent or tardy from class, they miss important instruction and assignments.

The school day starts at 7:55 am and ends at 3:00 pm for students. Students arriving after 7:45 am must be checked in by a parent through the Main Office.

Parents can check their child's attendance record through the Polk Parent Portal.

Please see the Office for Login information.

Important information about attendance:

  • You must submit a doctor's excuse in order for your child's absence to be marked excused once s/he has missed 10 days.
  • 5 tardies or early dismissals count as 1 unexcused absence
  • The child must be present more that 50% of the day to be counted as present.


Please bring a Driver's License or ID card each time you visit the school campus. All visitors MUST sign in at the office and receive a visitor's ID sticker. The visitor's sticker must be worn while on campus. A visitor is defined as anyone who is not an employee or student at the school.