Sierra Elementary School

Reporting an Absence

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When your child is absent, please call the school at 916-788-7141 ext. 202.  You can also email our clerk, Carolyn Byers, at  If you notify the school via email, please make sure to include your child's first and last name and the reason for the absence.

If we have not heard from you by 10:30, you will receive an email and phone call reminding you to clear the absence.  At this point you can either call, email us back, or send a note with your child the following day.  

Reminder:  The only legally recognized absences are for illness, doctor appointments and certain bereavement.