If your student needs to leave school early (for any reason), they must go to the Attendance Office to pick up a pass before leaving campus.
To report an absence please do one of the following:
- Call 425-936-1701
- Email: LakeWashingtonHSAttendance@lwsd.org
- Online via Skyward Family Access
- Please include:
- Your student’s first and last name
- Your student’s grade
- The reason for the absence
- Time of Late Arrival/Time of Early Dismissal
- Please complete the Pre-arranged Absence Form if your student will be missing one or more school days.
Parents and students, it is important that you understand that an extended absence from school places the student at a disadvantage in meeting course requirements. Our teachers will attempt to provide appropriate assignments in as much as is practical; however, in many cases it will be impossible to replicate or replace instruction that a student has missed. Teachers are not required to provide all class assignments before student leaves.
Because regular attendance is both an expectation and a critical component of student success, parents/guardians of students with excessive excused absences in a semester will be expected to contact our Becca Specialist Sandy Hearn at 425-936-1738 and provide documentation to verify the excessive excused absences.
As mandated by State Law, students who accumulate 5 unexcused absences in 30 days or 10 unexcused absences in a school year will be referred to the King County Juvenile Court System.