Springhurst Attendance Procedures for Parents

  • START TIMES:
    Kindergarten
    *:  8:20am - 2:40pm
    Primary Grades 1 and 2:  8:20am - 2:40pm
    Intermediate Grades 3, 4, and 5:  8:30am - 3:00pm
    *Kindergarten will have half days during the first two weeks of school (8:20am - 12 noon)

    REPORTING STUDENT ABSENCES
    Parents/guardians are required to notify the school if their child is going to be absent or late by 8:30 a.m.  Please send an e-mail to springhurstattendance@dfsd.org and your child’s teacher.  If you are unable to send an e-mail, please call the school attendance office at (914) 693-1503 ext. 5.  Please include your child’s name, grade and teacher, as well as the date and reason for absence or lateness.

    REQUESTING EARLY DISMISSAL
    If a student needs to leave school, s/he must provide a written request from her/his parent or guardian stating the reason why permission is requested. Parents must sign their child out at the Springhurst Attendance Desk.

    EXCUSABLE REASONS FOR ABSENCE
    Sickness
    Sickness or death in family
    Religious holidays
    Dental and medical appointments
    Approved school-sponsored trips