Attendance Form

Submit a student absence online

Report an absence by using our attendance form below or by calling our 24/7 attendance line:

Be specific about the reason why your child will not be attending school today. If any of the below reasons apply, please indicate in the "Reason for Absence" line.

  • Please indicate whether your child has any of the following symptoms:
    • Feeling feverish or chills
    • Fever greater than or equal to 100.4 F
    • Headache (not due to another health condition, hunger, menstrual cramps stress, or injury)
    • A new cough (not due to another health condition)
    • Shortness of breath or breathing difficulties (not due to diagnosed respiratory condition or if different than normal pattern of chronic condition)
    • A new sore throat (not due to another health condition)
    • Congestion or runny nose (not related to allergies or health condition)
    • Fatigue (more tired than normal or sudden onset)
    • New muscle pain (not due to another health condition or that may have been caused by a specific activity such as physical exercise))
    • New loss of taste, smell, or appetite
    • Abdominal pain (not due to hunger, constipation, injury, or stress)
    • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
This attendance form is to be submitted by the parent/legal guardian only.
Please use your device to write your signature.

Attendance Matters!

  • If you are reporting an absence, please fill the form out below.
  • View the video below in which FCPS Superintendent Scott S. Brabrand talks about the importance of attending school every day.