• Stay home

    When To Keep Your Child Home

    If your child has any of the following illnesses or symptoms please keep him/her home from school or make appropriate child care arrangements.

    Your child should stay home from school if he or she has the following:

    Diarrhea-3 or more watery stools in a 24 hour period.  Keep your child home until symptoms are gone. Contact your health care provider if symptoms continue.

    Fever-temperature of 99.5 degrees Fahrenheit or higher.  Please keep your child at home for a full 24 hours after the temperature has returned to normal.

    Greenish nose discharge-should be seen by a health care provider.  This condition may be contagious and require treatment.

    Impetigo-a bacterial skin eruption beginning with a small blister and later may contain pus and become scabbed.  The secretions from the sores, which are frequently found around the nose and mouth, are very contagious. Contact your health care provider.

    Scabies-must be seen by medical provider, child may return to school after being treated with prescription medication.

    Rash-body rash, especially with a fever please see medical provider. To return to school rash must be gone or student needs a note from the medical provider with a diagnoses.

    Vomiting-your child should stay home if he/she has vomited in the past 24 hours.

    Sore throat with a fever or swollen glands

    Eyes that appear red and irritated, thick mucus or pus draining from the eye. Contact your health provider.

    Coughing or a chronic cough with fever, loss of appetite, and rapid, noisy, obstructive breathing. Contact your health care provider.

    Appearance, behavior-unusually tired, pale, lack of appetite, difficulty to wake, confused or irritable.

    Lice-a student who has had lice may return to school after treatment and without live bugs

    If your child shows any of the above symptoms while at school, you or your emergency contact will be required to pick him/her up from school.

    ·         Bringing a child to school with any of the above symptoms puts other children and staff at risk of getting sick.

    ·         If all parents keep their children at home when they are sick, we will have stronger, healthier and happier children who are ready to learn.


Last Modified on March 27, 2019