Reporting an Absence

  • Please contact the school before 9am on the day of the absence, send a note if contact is not possible. If a guardian cannot verify the absence within 24 hours of the student's return, the absence will be considered unexcused.

    To report an absence please call: 360-412-4742, email, or use Skyward Family Access (instructions below).

Attendance Glossary

  • Excused Absences

  • Unexcused Absences

  • Pre-Arranged Absences

  • Tardies

NTPS Attendance Information

  • What is good attendance?

  • Why is good attendance important?

  • What happens if a student misses too much school?

  • What can the district do?

  • What can families do?

  • Need more information about attendance?

Absence Reporting Through Family Access

  • Login to Family Access using your secure credentials. Contact your school's office if you do not know your username and/or password.
    • Select the student who is absent.
    • Click on the Attendance tab on the left side of the screen.
    • Click on the Enter Absence Request hyperlink on the right side of the screen.
    Step One for Family Access Absence Reporting  
    • Click on the Add Request hyperlink.
    Step Two for Skyward Absence Reporting  
    • On the Add Request screen, select the absence Start Date, End Date, Start Time, End Time and Reason. Entering comments is optional. Click the Save button. 
    Step Three Skyward Absence Reporting Screenshot  
    • If your email address is in our records, you will receive an email confirming the absence.