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Important Attendance Information



Please review the PowerPoint presentation and the links below for more information about how absenteeism affects GPA, college admission, and vocational school. Hamilton West is committed to providing you the support you need to assure your child attends school as required by law.  Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s school counselor with specific questions or concerns.


PowerPoint Presentation: Chronic Absenteeism Presentation



Getting Students to School: Strategies for Improving Attendance & Reducing Chronic Absenteeism

Guidance for Reporting Student Absences & Calculating Absenteeism

Attendance Works

NJ DOE Attendance, Truancy, and Chronic Absenteeism Resource Page


Attendance Letter from Mr. Smith: attendance letter