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Attendance Office

Attendance Office

HOURS: 07:30 a.m. / 04:30 p.m.

 

Procedure for extended absence: 
Absence due to illness:

  • Parent must call to notify school on the second day of absence.
  • Five or more days out of school, the student must have a note from a Doctor's office.
  • Student will be marked truant if absence is not cleared within three days of his/her return

Absence due to personal issues: Parent must call to notify school on the second day. If the personal issue is known before hand, advance notice must be given in writing.

ABSENCES: 

If absent student must bring a note from a parent to the Attendance Office and obtain a permit to reenter class (PRC) before 7:30 a.m. on the date of return. TARDIES: We have a period one Tardy lockout policy. Every student that is late to period one must first report to the attendance office and will receive nutrition detention. Numerous tardies will incur other disciplinary measures. Furthermore, periodic tardy lockouts will be conducted throughout the day.

LEAVING SCHOOL EARLY: 

Students upon arriving on campus are not to leave school for any reason without permission. Students needing to leave early must bring a note, with a phone number, to the attendance office before 7:30. A parent/guardian who is on the emergency card is the only person able to check out of school. Student and parent/guardian must check out through the attendance office before leaving school.

TO ENROLL A STUDENT IN STEPHEN M. WHITE MIDDLE SCHOOL:

You will need the following items completed before registration: P.A.R. - Pupil Accounting Record if coming from another LAUSD middle school
Last report card 
Birth certificate 
Immunization records (must be up to date) 2 MMR, 1 TB, HebB = 3 shots 
Address verification (Utility bill, Gas, Water, or Light only) in Parent's name. (You cannot use telephone bill) 
PROOF OF RESIDENCE
The Los Angeles Unified School District requires any one of the following items as proof of residency for enrollment and/or issuing permits:

  • Utility Service Electric Bill
  • Utility Service Gas Bill
  • City Water/Trash Bill

UTILITY BILLS MUST BE CURRENT AND SHOW PARENT'S NAME AND ADDRESS. WE DO NOT ACCEPT RENT RECEIPTS, TELEPHONE BILLS, OR DRIVERS LICENSE.

PARENTS/GUARDIANS ARE REQUIRED TO REPORT TO THE ATTENDANCE OFFICE, IN WRITING, A CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITHIN 30 CALENDAR DAYS OF THE CHANGE. PROOF OF THIS CHANGE IS ALSO REQUIRED. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY BE CAUSE FOR FORFEITURE OF THE RIGHT TO A CONTINUING ENROLLMENT PERMIT. STUDENTS WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE SCHOOL OF RESIDENCE IF FALSE OR INACCURATE RESIDENCE INFORMATION IS DISCOVERED.