• Attendance Procedures



    A note is required after an absence, even if you have called in.


    When your child will be out absent for any reason please call Strongsville City Schools Attendance Line at 572-7003 then…

    Press 2 ( for Elementary School)

    Press 7 (Whitney Elementary School)


                Please speak in a clear voice.

                State your child’s name.

                State the grade.

                State the reason for absence and a number where you can be reached.

                Lastly, state your name.


    The attendance line is open 24 hours a day.


    If you forget to make the call prior to 9:00 am on the day of the absence please call the school directly at: 572-7180.


    Leaving Early:


    If your child needs to leave early for an appointment or any reason, please send a note in with him/her that morning.  At the time of pick-up please sign your child out on the book outside the office.  Then ask office personnel to call down to the classroom to let the teacher know the student is being picked up.


    Planned Absence:


    A pre-planned absence form must be submitted in advance of a planned absence of a student.  Parents must contact the attendance office at least five (5) days prior to the first day of the planned absence.  It is the student’s responsibility to make up his/her work prior to his/her absence, or at the teacher’s discretion, after he/she returns.