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Frequently asked Questions

Question 1: What is a school month?

Answer: A school month is different from a calendar month.   A school month is 20 school days or 4 weeks of 5 days each Monday - Friday.  Includes holidays but excludes weekends.

Question 2 : What is the minimum # of days a student can be placed on short term independent study?

Answer:The minimum is 3 consecutive school days.

Question 3 : How long are student attendance records kept?

Answer: Attendance records must be maintained until the third July following the year created.  Basically keep 3 full years and the year you are currently working in.

Question 4 : What are P-1, P-2 and P-Annual reports?

Answer: The average daily attendance is  reported to the State 3 times a year. 

P-1  is the period between July 1st and December 31st, known as "first period".

P-2  is the period between July 1st and April 15th, known as "second period".

P-A  is the period between July 1st and June 30th, know as "annual".