Capri Information

Reporting an Absence

The importance of regular attendance cannot be overemphasized. In addition to the obvious learning benefits to students, regular attendance is required by law. As a result, office staff must verify all absences and classify them as excused or unexcused. Excused absences are those resulting from illness, medical reasons, bereavement circumstances, and religious holiday observance.

Unexcused or unverified absences are absences for reasons not approved under State guidelines. All absences are recorded on a daily basis. Students with excessive absences will be referred to the District Liaison's office which may result in a home visit and/or referral to the School Attendance Review Board. Please call our attendance line to report your child's absence: (408) 341-7118.

School Health Office

Students sent to the health office are attended to by office staff. The District Health Services Department works in collaboration with all school health offices and trains district personnel in first aid, safety, and emergency procedures. The District does provide a registered nurse who is on call for emergencies and oversees all specialized health services. The district nurse also administers the state-required vision and hearing screenings for specific grade levels and reports any concerns directly to parents.


Campbell Union School District will not admit any student who does not have a completed immunization card or signed waiver on file. Please note that the yellow immunization cards must be completed and signed by your child's health care provider.
According to State law, students entering grade 7 must show evidence of immunizations for Hepatitis B or present a signed waiver of such requirement. Failure to do so will result in the student's exclusion from school.


For health and safety purposes, students who exhibit any of the following symptoms should not be sent to school:

  • A fever or more than 100 degrees
  • A productive cough with yellow or green nasal discharge
  • Eyes that are red, swollen, crusty, draining, or oozing
  • A severe sore throat
  • Diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting
  • Head lice (notify school immediately)
  • Contraction of a childhood communicable disease such as chicken pox, measles, or mumps (notify school immediately)
  • An untreated infectious illness such as upper-respiratory infection, pink eye, strep throat, or bronchitis (notify school immediately)

If a student exhibits any of the above symptoms, the office staff notifies the parents and requests that the child be taken home.

If your child is diagnosed with a bacterial infection, only send your child back to school if he or she has received at least three doses of antibiotic and had a normal temperature reading for at least 24 hours. With viruses, make sure there are no symptoms, including fever (even low grade) for 24 hours. For childhood communicable diseases, consult your child's physician.

In physician-confirmed cases of childhood communicable diseases, some bacterial infections, and/or head lice, the office staff sends home an exposure notice. Be sure to read the notice carefully as it contains detailed information on symptoms and the incubation period.