1. How do I know if my child attended school all day?

     The dash (-) indicates that the student was present and in class.

    1. What does the A mean?

    The A means that your child was either absent for the full day or for that period.  The A also indicates that the school did NOT receive notification of why your child was absent. 

    1. What do I do if it says 'Unverified?'

    Please call Santiago Attendance Office (714) 564-8495 and provide Mrs. Godinez or Mrs. Sanchez the reason for your child's absence.

    1. What is the difference between the K and Y tardies?

    The is used for students who are late less than 30 minutes and are not subject to the Truancy Law. The is used for students who are late over 31 minutes and is subject to the Truancy Law and parents will receive a Truancy Notification Letter from the school.

    1. How will I know if my child was absent during the day?

    Each dash (-) indicates the periods that your child was present. A letter code will indicate the period(s) he/she was absent.

    Absence Code



    Absent: no verification


    School Business: Student is present but maybe at the front office, nurse's, and/or counselor's office. (Excused absence)


    Home/Hospital or Independent Study: Student has been placed in either program



    Field trip: Student was absence due to a school sponsored field trip


    Illness: Excused absence for student's illness, injury or medical reason


    Personal: Excused and verified absences due to funeral, jury duty, court probation/legal appointment


    Tardy: Unexcused tardy less than 30 minutes


    Tardy: Excused tardy due to student's doctor/dental appointment or illness. Parent must provide a note from a medical provider.


    Medical: Absence due to verified appointment with health care professional during school hours. Parent must provide a note from a health care professional.


    Suspension: Student suspended off campus and restricted from school attendance


    Truancy: Student who cuts school and is in violation of compulsory law of education


    Unexcused Absence: No explanation of absence was provided to the school or any other reason for absence not listed above


    Achievement Reinforcement Center (ARC): Student was at the ARC Truancy Center


    Tardy: Unexcused tardy over 31 minutes and subject to the Truancy Law