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Attendance Policy

Q: How is student attendance recorded at HCIS?  

A: Attendance is based on homework completion. There are no excused absences under the California State Education Code for independent study programs. 

Q: How much homework is expected each week?  

A: Students agree to complete five hours per week per course, totaling 30-40 hours.

Q: What happens if I don’t turn in my homework or am late for appointments?  

A: You will be marked absent, and consistent absences may result in a transfer back to your home school.