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Attendance Information

Sick? Appointment? School Event? Late?

Don’t forget to have your parent/guardian excuse your absences and tardies at New Market Skills Center!

Call Attendance @ 360-570-4501

Email Attendance @

A call goes home after every unexcused absence.

After 5 Unexcused Absences - a letter is sent home and sending school is notified.

After 10 Unexcused Absences - a letter is sent home, sending school is notified, and the student must meet with the Director of Student Services.

After 20 Consecutive Unexcused Absences - the student is unenrolled from New Market. If a student wishes to re-enroll, they must attend a meeting with the Director of Student Services.

COVID 19 Emergency Absence Rule


Tumwater School District Board Policy 3122 Excused and Unexcused Absences 


Absences due to the following will be excused, all others will be unexcused:

  1. Participation in a school-approved activity or instructional program
  2. Absence due to: Illness, health condition, or medical appointment; family emergency; religious purposes; court, judicial proceeding, court-ordered activity, or jury service; post-secondary, technical school or apprenticeship program visitation, or scholarship interview; State-recognized search and rescue activities; directly related to student's homeless or foster care/dependence status; deployment; suspensions, expulsions, or emergency expulsions; safety concerns; or migrant status.
  3. An approved activity that is consistent with district policy and is mutually agreed upon by the principal or designee and a parent, guardian or emancipated youth. (No greater than 5 days per school year)

*Absences may be excused if there is no district transportation that day.