When to Keep Your Student Home

  • There's no question that we want your kids in school as much as possible. However, there are times staying home is necessary. 

    A fever higher than 100.4 Deg. F is one sign of illness. A fever higher than 103 is usually time to call the doctor. 

    Click on a symptom below that would keep your child home and find out when it's ok to send them back. 


  • Major health event: like an illness of 2 or more weeks or a hospital stay

  • Student's health condition requires more care than school staff can safely provide

  • Cough: New cough illness, or new shortness of breath, or new loss of taste or smell

  • Diarrhea: 3 loose or watery stools in one day or not able to control bowel movements

  • Fever greater than 100.4 degrees (orally) or chills

  • Skin rash or open sores

  • Headache with stiff neck or with fever

  • Strep throat diagnosed by health care provider

  • Acting different without reason: unusually sleepy, grumpy, or confused

  • Vomiting: one or more episode that is unexplained

  • Jaundice: new yellow color in eyes or skin

  • Red eyes with eye discharge: yellow or brown from the eyes