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When should my student stay home?

Your child is too ill to go to school if he/she has any of the following symptoms:
  • Vomiting and/or diarrhea in the past 24 hours
  • Shortness of breath or wheezing (not controlled with an inhaler if they have asthma)
  • A cough that interrupts his/her normal activity or wakes them or other family members at night
  • An undiagnosed rash unless cleared by a physician's note
  • Drainage from the eye
  • Severe sore throat
  • Fever-If your child has a temperature of 100° (or higher) in the past 24 hours they cannot attend school.  Children are to be fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication before returning to school.
  • A contagious illness that is treated with antibiotics, such as strep throat or pink eye, and the student has not been taking the antibiotics for a full 24 hours before returning to school.

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