Exclusion from School for Health Reasons
The guidelines below have been developed for the exclusion of student who have communicable or contagious diseases.
A student with any of the following symptoms will be excluded from school until such time as the student is free of symptoms, has been satisfactorily treated or submits a signed physician’s statement that he/she is not contagious.
- Temperature of 100 degrees or more. Student must be fever free for 24 hours, without medication, before re-entry.
- Undetermined rash over any part of the body accompanied by fever.
- Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Student must be symptom free for 24 hours without medication before re-entry.
- Red, draining eyes.
- Intense itching with signs and symptoms of secondary infection.
- Open, draining lesions.
- The presence of lice
The Principal or his/her designee, in collaboration with the school nurse, will notify parents that the student must be excluded for medical reasons.
It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to transport the student from school to his/her home.
For readmission, some diseases may require a statement from the student’s physician affirming that the student is not contagious.
If your child has any of the previously mentioned symptoms or conditions in the morning before coming to school, please keep the child at home. A child should remain at home until he/she is clear of fever or symptoms for 24 hours.