When to Keep Your Child Home

  • Certain symptoms in children may suggest the presence of a communicable disease. Excluding an ill student may decrease the spread of the disease to others. Students with any of the symptoms listed below should be excluded from school until symptoms improve, or a health care provider has determined that the student can return.  Click on each symptom below to view additional information. 



  • General Illness

  • Fever

  • Diarrhea or Vomiting


  • Rash with Fever or Behavior Change

  • Eye Drainage

Attendance Lines

  • Please contact your child's school as soon as possible if they will be absent due to an illness. Click here for a full list of school attendance lines. Depending on the symptoms that are reported, a school nurse may call the parent/guardian to offer additional guidance.