• Contact the Attendance Hotline at 610-269-4400 x 81424.

    You may also reach our attendance clerks directly by calling 610-269-4400 extension 42035 (Mrs. Evans) or extension 42036 (Mrs. Kearney).  The attendance email is dwattendance@dasd.org 

    Reporting Absences

    To report your student absence, email dwattendance@dasd.org.  Provide the student’s name, homeroom teacher and reason for the absence.  A signed parent/guardian excuse note or an email excuse note to dwattendance@dasd.org must be returned within 3 days of the student absence or the absence will be marked unexcused and/or illegal. A physician's excuse is required for any consecutive absence of more than 3 school days. Please refer to DASD Code of Student Conduct 7.16.14.

    Please email your child's teacher(s) for homework assignments if your child has been absent 3 or more consecutive days.

    Click here to download a copy of the District’s Absence Excuse Card.  You may also email dwattendance@dasd.org as a replacement for this excuse card.  If your child forgot his/her note for an early dismissal, please call the school or send an email to dwattendance@dasd.org.   An email will be accepted as signed parent/guardian excuse note.  A copy of the Early Dismissal form can be found by clicking on “Early Dismissal Form”.

    Educational and/or Family Trips 

    The district's policy on absence for Educational and/or Family Trips requires requests be made at least 3 days prior to the date of the trip. These forms are available to be picked up at the Attendance Counter and should be returned to Attendance to be processed for approval.  Please email these forms to dwattendance@dasd.org.