• Attendance Protocol

The Importance of School Attendance

  • School attendance is important because it underscores the significance of learning and the importance of obtaining an education. In addition, a focus on regular attendance helps students develop good work habits that will carry over in life. Good attendance also correlates strongly with improved grades. The responsibility of school attendance is that of both parents and students. By state law, attendance in a public school, private school, or home school program is required for children between their sixth and sixteenth birthdays. 

    Learn more about Gwinnett County
    Public Schools' attendance protocol here

    For more on attendance, review the
    district's Student-Parent Handbook here.

  • School Social Worker
    Christa Kirksey

    If you have questions about school attendance, contact your local school.
    Working together, we can
     ensure students are in school and ready to learn!

Helpful Attendance Documents

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