Procedures and policies regarding student attendance for MVHS.

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Attendance Line: 703-619-3131 (English & Spanish)

Absences: If your student is absent, please call the attendance line or write a note and return to the appropriate sub-school within 3 days. 

  • Information to include in note/call
    • Student Name
    • Student ID Number
    • Date(s) of Absence
    • Reason for Absence
    • Parent/Caller name
    • Contact Number for questions
  • Pre-arranged Absence
    • Students and Parents are to complete and return the Pre-Arranged Absence form to the appropriate sub-school. 


  • Students MUST obtain a check-out pass from their sub-school before leaving campus.
    • Must be obtained prior to departure
    • Should be showed to teacher in period of departure
    • Student Does Not need check out in their sub-school, if they have a pass
    • Students who leave campus without following procedure will be considered unexcused and will not be excused after the fact. 
  • Parent Check-out (During School-Day)
    • Parent/guardian must come into the Main Office to check-out a student
    • Only those on Emergency Contact form may check out a student
    • All parent/guardians MUST show photo ID 
    • Please allow 15 minutes for check-out 
    • No check-outs after 2:30 p.m.
    • Sick Student Early Check-Out:
      • All procedures listed  above apply
      • Student MUST go to clinic to check-out sick
      • Check-out for illnesses  that do not go through the clinic will be unexcused.

Late Arrivals:

  • Unexcused/ Excused
    • Students must report to their sub-school to check in after 8:10 a.m.