• When should my child stay home from school?

    Many students and parents are frequently concerned about when students should stay home or attend school. The following information is intended to help with this decision.

    General practice:

    • If a student has had a fever of 100 degrees or more, the student must stay home for 24 hours after the temperature returns to normal without fever reducing medication.
    • If a student has vomited or had diarrhea, the student must stay home until 24 hours after the last episode.
    • If a student has had any rash that may be disease-related or the cause is unknown, check with your family physician before sending the student to school.
    • If a student is ill, please call the school daily to report the illness.

    If you are concerned about other diseases please go to the document below: