Regular school attendance is an important factor in student
success at Madison Station Elementary. We encourage families to link arms with
us in this effort.
Student Absence Information
Please see the Madison County Schools Student Handbook for District
For admittance after an absence at Madison Station
Elementary, each student is required to submit an excuse.
To an absence to be considered excused, a letter
should be submitted and contain the date written, the date/dates of the
absence, the cause of absence, the parent/legal guardian's name and phone
make the process of parent excuses more efficient, Madison Station Elementary
utilizes an online platform to ease the process. To take advantage of this
online absence form, you must have an account within the Madison Station
Elementary school website, click here. Once you have the account established, you may use this form as an official "parent issued excuse." Please note that this form is not provided for medical excuses.
Click here for online form
For those wanting to send a note with their
When a student returns from an absence of one or
more days, the student must submit an excuse from his/her parent or guardian to
the attendance clerk stating the reason for the absence in order to receive an
excused absence. The student will then be issued an admittance slip to
class. The excuse shall contain the date written, the date/dates of the absence,
the cause of absence, the parent/legal guardian's name.
A medical excuse may be required at the discretion
of school personnel, deeding on the total number of absences recorded for the
Excuses submitted more that 2 days after the absence
may not be accepted.
By law, any student accumulating five unexcused
absences must be reported to the Madison County Attendance Office.