Resources

Absences

PROCEDURE FOR REPORTING ABSENCE FROM WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

When a student is absent any time during school hours, parent/guardian/caregiver must fill out the Washington Absent Form online, send an email to lees1@sfusd.edu or submit a written or medical note to Susie Lee, the attendance clerk in room 8 within 3 days of returning to school. Telephone Calls are NOT ACCEPTED to report Student Absences.

All notes must include: Student First and Last Name

Date of Absence (If not all day, Time or Period Absent)

Reason for Absence

Signature of Parent, Guardian or Caregiver


According to State Law and/or SFUSD Board Policy, the following are Valid Excused Absences:

Illness, Hospital Stay, Quarantine

Medical, Dental, Optometric or Chiropractic Appointment

Funeral of an Immediate Family Member (1 Day for Service in California or 3 Days for Service outside of California)

Religious Holiday, Ceremony or Instruction

Court Appearance, Jury Duty, Serving for an Election

Employment or Educational Conference, College Visit

Be with an Immediate Family Member on Active Duty of the Uniform Services

Appointment with Attorney or Immigration Officer

Appointment with Law Enforcement or Probation Officer

Student in Juvenile Hall, Children’s Shelter or other Custodial Facility


PERMIT TO LEAVE SCHOOL PROCEDURE

Students will need to submit a note to the attendance office. Ms. Lee will issue a PERMIT TO LEAVE for students to leave campus.


Attendance Office Hours: 8:15 to 1:30 and 2:30 to 3:45

Telephone: 415-750-8400 ext. 13008

Email: lees1@sfusd.edu


Bell Schedule

Please click on the following link to see our bell schedule: 2021-2022 bell schedule.

Class Schedule

Student schedules will be officially available on/by August 13th in StudentVUE/ParentVUE. Academic counselors will be available as well for academic/class related questions.

GWHS Health and Safety Information

All students, faculty, staff and visitors will be required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times while indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

Please read the return to school health and safety information in the the following slideshow: GWHS Health and Safety Information

Online Learning Program

For families who seek to continue virtual and/or independent coursework, SFUSD is accepting applications to a new online learning program hosted by Independence High School. Washington High School will not be able to accommodate online learners and students will be required to transfer. For more information, please visit sfusd.edu/onlinelearningprogram.

Student and Family Handbook

Teachers will engage students in assessment, provide feedback to families, and assign grades via StudentVUE and ParentVUE. Click here for the student and family handbook.

Grade Changes

Pass/No pass option under AB 104

Students who were in grades 9-12 in 2020-2021 can apply to have a letter grade changed to Pass/No Pass. Please review the FAQ document.