Attending class is the single most important factor in a student's academic success. Please make every effort to help your student arrive to school on time and attend all their classes.
When a student is absent the entire day:
- Call ACMA Main Line at 503-356-3670 and follow the prompts:
- Press 1 for English; Press 2 for Spanish
- Press 1 for Attendance
- Press 1 to leave message
- Press 2 if you would like to speak with attendance secretary.
- Have the following information to report:
- Student's first and last name
- Student's ID number
- Your name (and relationship to student)
- Daytime phone number
- Reason for the absence
- An absence must be reported within 48 hours in order for it to be excused.
- If a student will be absent for more than 2 days, you may request homework by sending an email to the teachers or calling the attendance line. Teachers are given at least 24 hours to prepare homework.
When a student arrives late to school:
- Have the student check in at the attendance window near the Main Office. Have their student ID ready to check in.
- Call the Main Office to excuse the tardy or
- Send a note with the student (from a parent or guardian) or
- A parent may accompany the student to check in.
When a student is leaving school early:
- Email ACMA-Communications@beaverton.k12.or.us
- State Students Name
- Date they can leave early
- Time they can sign themselves out
- How the student is leaving (walk, drive, TriMet, etc)
- or Send a note with the student to bring to the attendance desk that morning.
- Parents should meet their student at the attendance desk to sign them out. Have parent ID ready.
When a student is returning from an appointment:
- Students should check back in at the attendance desk before going to class. It is not necessary for a parent to sign their student back in.
When a student feels too sick for class:
- Students who become ill during the day should report to the Health Room in the MAIN OFFICE. If they do not feel well enough to return to class within 10-‐15 minutes, we will call an authorized adult to pick them up.