Parent Attendance Survey
Please share your opinion about the importance of attending school, the policies and regulations regarding student attendance, and the communication between you and your child's school regarding attendance. Thank you for your participation in the survey. Participation is voluntary and anonymous.
Importance
1. It is important for my child to attend school regularly. *
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2. If my child is chronically absent from school (more than ten times), his/ her achievement can suffer. *
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3. Having good attendance beginning in elementary school is important. *
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4. I make every effort to schedule doctor or dentist appointments for my child outside of school hours. *
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5. It is okay for my child to be absent from school for vacation as long as they make up their work in a timely fashion. *
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Regulations/ Policies
6. I am aware of the state and district requirements for the amount of time a child must be present in school to earn credit for a full day. *
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7. I understand the consequences if my child is excessively absent. *
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8. I know that if my child is chronically absent, he/ she may be recommended for retention. *
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9. I am aware that there are only two types of excused absences (per NJ State Law): Observance of designated religious holidays and Take Your Child to Work Day *
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10. I know that the state does not consider an absence due to illness, even with a doctor’s note, as excused. *
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11. I understand that my child’s attendance impacts the school’s performance rating by the state. *
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12. The attendance policy is appropriate for middle school students. *
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Communication
13. I am aware of how many times my child has been absent this year. *
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14. I know how to locate the school’s attendance policy. *
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15. My child’s school clearly communicates with me when my child is absent. *
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16. I would be comfortable seeking support or resources from the school to improve my child’s attendance if needed. *
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