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CUSD Attendance Matrix

Any unverified absence that is not cleared with the Attendance office within 3 school days becomes a truancy. 


*Please ensure the Attendance Office has up-to-date phone and/or email information so that we can communicate all absences in a timely manner.


Please use your PARENT PORTAL to periodically check your student's attendance records and update any contact information.



  • A = Unverified Absence
  • B = Left Campus Without Permission
  • D = Truancy Conference / Discipline Office has addressed the instance(s)
  • F = Funeral
  • H = Truant (Absent Without Permission OR Unverified Absence More Than 3 School Days)
  • I = Illness
  • K = Religious Holiday
  • L = Excused Absence (Medical, Religious Retreats, Court Appt, College Visits)
  • M = Independent Study
  • N = In-House Suspension
  • O = Office (Nurse, Attendance, Guidance, Discipline, Counseling)
  • Q = Unexcused Tardy > 30 min
  • R = ATS (Alternate Suspension at DO)
  • S = Suspension
  • T = Unexcused Tardy < 30 min
  • U = Unexcused Absence (Personal Reasons, Vacation, Traffic, Weather, Transportation Difficulties)
  • V = Verified School Function or Activity
  • W = Completed Independent Study Contract
  • Y = Excused Tardy

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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