Extended Absence for a Student

  • Example of an extended absence: A family is going on an extended vacation for 15 days or more:

    1. Since a family can legally be absent only 15 days (5 vacation, 10 parent notes), the child needs to withdraw and re-enroll upon return.

    2. To avoid being cited for truancy, the following options are available (Select One):

    A. Pay for EDUCERE courses in ELA and Math for grade X

    B. Complete HOMESCHOOL paperwork and submit for approval to Dr. Sara Missett Mail to: Spellman Education Center | 782 Springdale Drive | Exton, PA 19341
        Email to: smissett@wcasd.net or call with Extended Absence Questions: 484-266-1009

    Extended Absence Homeschool Checklist:

    1. Notarized Affidavit
    2. Outline of Proposed Educational Objectives by Subject Area

    C. Enroll in SCHOOL AT DESTINATION SITE for the length of your trip

    D. Enroll in a CYBER CHARTER for the length of your trip


    Additional Documents

    Extended Absence Instructions

    Ausencia Prolongada

    Affidavit for Home Education Program

    DECLARACION JURADA DEL SUPERVISOR DE UN PROGRAMA DE EDUCACION en el hogar para estudiantes con Ausencia Prolongada

    Textbook Loan Form