David J. Doyle Kendall Jr/Sr High School Administration
Jr/Sr High Principal
Jr/Sr High Assistant Principal
KENDALL CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
1932 Kendall Road
Kendall, New York 14476
Julie E. Christensen
(585) 659-8903 FAX
David J. Doyle
Jr. Sr. High School
(585) 659-8988 FAX
(585) 659-8988 FAX
(585) 659-8940 FAX
Coordinator Special Education
(585) 659-8904 FAX
Dear Parents and Guardians:
School attendance is a major indicator of a student's success in school. There is no arguing that if our junior/senior high school students come to school regularly and complete their assigned work they will pass their courses, Regents, and earn a diploma. It's a fact that students who attend school regularly have higher averages and are more successful than students who do not attend. The amount of content that is covered during every school day is extensive. Students who are frequently absent fall behind in academics and miss important concepts that enhance their ability to prepare for life after high school.
New York State has raised the benchmark for academic expectations for students in both the junior/senior high school and the elementary school. It is critical that every instructional minute is maximized so that students reap the benefits of the detailed lesson plans our teachers are preparing. America's education system is based on the assumption that barring illness or an extraordinary event, students are in class every day.
The follow statistics reflect the attendance for our students as of 2/6/14:
Four days may not seem excessive at first glance; however, it is almost a week of school. As you can see from the chart listed above, students' attendance continues to be a problem. I am asking for your support – please make sure your children are in school and on time. I have listed the legal reasons for absences as outlined in Kendall's Code of Conduct.
5160 Student Absences and Excuses
The following reasons for student absences from schools are recognized as valid by the Board of Education:
Kendall Junior/Senior High School Principal