Gadsden Elementary School District #32

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Reporting Absences

Report your child's absence each day your child is ill by calling the attendance line at the school. Please report the reason for the absence. If your child is ill, report the symptoms and/or any diagnosed communicable condition.

Please contact the school Health Office if your child has any injury or illness that will require modifications in his/her school day, prior to returning to school.

Please contact your child's school directly:

Gadsden Elementary School
(928) 627-6971

Rio Colorado Elementary
(928) 627-6904

Arizona Desert Elementary
(928) 627-6941

Cesar Chavez Elementary
(928) 627-6953

Desert View Elementary
(928) 627-6911

Ed Pastor Elementary
(928) 627-6982

San Luis Middle School
(928) 627-6921

Southwest Junior High
(928) 627-6581

San Luis Preschool
(928) 627-3802

Contacting Parent/Guardian
  • If your child/adolescent becomes ill, at school and needs to go home, Health Service staff will attempt to contact a parent/guardian.
  • The emergency contact on the Student Health Information Sheet will be contacted if we feel your child needs to go home and we are unable to reach a parent/guardian.
  • Your child will NOT be allowed to leave school without contacting an adult.
  • Please update the health office with any changes in these contacts.

  • If your child misses three or more days, please contact individual teachers via voicemail or email for homework or homework questions.
  • Homebound instruction may be requested after three weeks absence.

Should my Child Stay Home from School?
Parents and students frequently have questions about when it is appropriate to stay home from school because of illness. Please follow these guidelines:
  • If your child has had a temperature of 100.0 degrees or higher in the past 24 hours.
  • If your child has vomited within the past 24 hours.
  • If having your child at school would significantly put others at risk for contracting your child's illness.
  • If your child feels ill enough that he/she would not be able to benefit from being at school.
  • Please contact your school's health office if you have questions.