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PVUSD Attendance Policy

PVUSD Attendance Policy

As established by California Education Code 48205 and PVUSD Board Policy 5113 (a), a student may be excused from school when the absence is:
  • Illness:   a doctor’s note may be required for extended illness.
  • Quarantine:   directed by a doctor.
  • Medical, dental, optometry or chiropractic appointment for treatment:  elective treatment should be scheduled for outside of normal hours.
  • Attending the funeral service of an immediate family member:  funeral service absence will not be more than three days unless the service is conducted outside of California.
  • Jury Duty.
  • Absence to obtain required immunizations:  if the absence is not more than five days.
  • Court appearances:  either as a defendant or as a subpoenaed witness.       
  • Observation of a holiday or ceremony of the student’s religion:  with pre-approved written permission from the attendance office.
How to excuse an absence

How to excuse an absence

The easiest way to record an absence with Mar Vista Elementary is to use the new Mar Vista Absence Google Form (please note, this form is intended only for day of absence use and not to record historic absences). 
You can also always call into the front office at (831) 761-6177.