Attendance Form

Submit a full day absence, late arrival, or early dismissal

Call us at 703-503-2323, use our online attendance form below or email us at WakefieldForestElem.Attendance@fcps.edu to submit a student absence.

When reporting a child's absence, please: 

  • Be specific about the reason why your child will not be attending school today
  • If ill, please indicate whether your child has any of the following symptoms:
    • Feeling feverish or chills
    • Fever greater than or equal to 100.4 F
    • Headache (not due to another health condition, hunger, menstrual cramps stress, or injury)
    • A new cough (not due to another health condition)
    • Shortness of breath or breathing difficulties (not due to diagnosed respiratory condition or if different than normal pattern of chronic condition)
    • A new sore throat (not due to another health condition)
    • Congestion or runny nose (not related to allergies or health condition)
    • Fatigue (more tired than normal or sudden onset)
    • New muscle pain (not due to another health condition or that may have been caused by a specific activity such as physical exercise))
    • New loss of taste, smell, or appetite
    • Abdominal pain (not due to hunger, constipation, injury, or stress)
    • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
This attendance form is to be submitted by the parent/legal guardian only.

Please submit this form in English.
Are you submitting a full day absence, a late arrival, or early release?
Please list the specific consecutive dates of the absence.
Will the student be returning to school?
If the student is ill, please describe the symptoms. Use the list at the top of this page as a reference.

Parent/Guardian Contact Information

Parent/guardian, please use your device to write your signature above.