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Attendance Codes

Absence codes count in Total Attendance/Truancy for the period in which they were entered in Skyward attendance.

Type Code Short
Explanation Category Count in
Include in
A Absent Absent and school received no call or note from parent or guardian Unexcused   Y   Y
B Absence Made Up Made-up seat time for unexcused absence Unexcused  Y   Y
C Check in/out Checked in/checked out during the same day with valid/verified excuse (Secondary Only) Excused  N   Y
D In-School Susp In-school suspension Other  N   N
E Verified Ex Abs Absent and considered excused due to illness, medical, dental, funeral, wedding, court appearance, etc. with verified documentation Excused   N   Y
F Abs Waived Make-up absence requirement waived Excused   N   Y
G Guard Knowledge Absent and excused/verified by a guardian phone call. Excused   N   Y
H Home/Hospital Receiving educational services at home due to extended illness, injury or disciplinary placement Other  N   N
I Check In Absent earlier in the period; checked in with valid/verified excuse (Secondary Only) Excused  N   Y
J Testing/SEOP Absent due to testing, SEOP, etc. Other  N   N
K Detention Absent/being held in county detention center Other  N    N
L Excused Tardy Came to class late with valid and verified excuse; made up a tardy Tardy  N   Y
N School Activity Absent due to school-sponsored activity Other  N    N
O Check Out Left school/period with a valid/verified excuse (Secondary Only) Excused  N    Y
P Present Used only in positive attendance program Other  N    N
Q Parent Note Parent provided dated, written excuse/verified electronic note in timely manner Excused  N   Y
R Resolved Truancy Truancy resolved by student/school official Unexcused  Y    Y
S Suspension Out-of-school suspension Other  N    N
T Unexcused Tardy Came to class 10 minutes or less late Tardy  N     Y
U Unexc Check In Absent earlier in  period and checked in;  no valid/verified excuse (Secondary Only) Unexcused  Y    Y
V Vac/Educ Leave Absent due to a pre-arranged vacation or education leave Excused  N  Y
W Way Late Came to class more than 10 minutes late (Secondary Only) Unexcused  Y  Y
X Counselor Conf In conference with a counselor or school personnel Other  N  N
Y Admin Conf In conference with a school administrator Other  N  N
Z Verified Truant Truant verified by parent/guardian, police or school official such as left school with no check-out, not arriving as expected, or missing any part of a day or scheduled class without permission Unexcused  Y  Y



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