When to Keep Your Child Home

  • We are often asked when a parent should keep their child home from school.

    Here is what is recommended as guidelines to follow, students should stay home if they have:


    • Fever of 100.0˚F or greater within the last 24 hours (without any Tylenol or Ibuprofen)
    • Vomiting within the last 24 hours.
    • Strep Throat, Impetigo, Chicken Pox, Shingles, Pink Eye, or other communicable disesases.
    • Undiagnosed rash that seems to be spreading.
    • Harsh, contagious cough that may put others at risk.
    • Untreated Head Lice or Nits present.


    Use your discretion-Your child may not have symptoms listed above but if you feel he/she may not have a successful day at school- please keep them at home.

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