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Attendance / Report Absence

Reporting Absences

If your student will be late or absent, please call the Boulder High School Attendance line at 720-561-5300.  Speaking slowing, please leave a detailed voicemail with the following information:

  • Student's first and last name
  • Student's grade
  • Date of absence
  • Reason for absence. 
  • Be sure to include your name, phone number, and relationship to student. 

If you need to provide documentation for the absence (doctor/dentist note or appointment), please give this to the front office, fax it to 720-561-5317, or email to  Emailed explanations will not be accepted without an accompanying phone call to the BHS Attendance line.

BHS Attendance Policy & Quick Reference

Please take time to familiarize yourself with our Attendance Policy.  The documents below are printable Google documents. The Quick Reference document provides a single page summary of this attendance information.

Additional Information

  • Please see the BHS Counseling Forms for more information about the College Visit Prearranged Absence Form - This form must be brought to all college visit as it's your admission ticket.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Attendance


BHS Attendance Policy

Since it is the expectation at Boulder High School that each and every class period consists of high-quality instruction and effective best practice, any absence may negatively impact student learning and academic progress. As such, it is the further expectation of Boulder High School that students are on-time and attend each and every class period.  Please take time to familiarize yourself with the BHS attendance policy below.