Student attendance in Skyward
Parents can see attendance information and submit notes about student illness in Skyward Family Access.*
Any questions regarding Absences Request should be directed to the campus where the student attends school.
*Not all schools have the option to submit absence notes in Skyward.
Translated instructions for attendance
Click on the Attendance tab.
Attendance information for all students associated with the account will be displayed.
You can view the absence chart by day or by period.
The Day view displays a list of any dates that a student was marked absent for one or more classes. Each date then lists the specific classes that the student was absent for.
The Period view allow you to see the total number of periods where a student was marked absent. It displays a graph of absences for the current term and a graph of absences year to date (YTD).
The graph can be hidden by clicking the Hide Charts link.
Click the name of the class under a specific day to display details.
Class information includes:
- course length
- course grade level(s)
- room number
- class period
- start and end date
- days and time that the class meets
Submit absence note
All middle and high schools allow parents to turn in notes about their student’s illness through Skyward. Only select elementary schools have access to this feature.
Click the Absence Requests link and then click on Add Request.
Fill in the required fields on the Add Request screen including:
- Start date
- End date
Click the Save button to submit the request.