Important Information

Attendance Policies

Attendance is a required and legal record

A student who is not in school for at least one class period must be marked absent, even if the absence is excused.

Every absence counts. Excused absences are still absences

Schools can excuse absences when a student misses school for religious, medical or emergency reasons, but the excused absences is a legal part of the student's record. Schools publish school attendance policies, including rules for excused absences and vacations, and help student who do miss school stay on track with take-home and make-up work. Schools will reach out to learn why students missed school and how to help. Parents must provide a reason for absences.

Extended Vacations

Extended vacations and family travel are not acceptable absences. Students must be in attendance every day until the start of the holiday or holiday break. If you are taking an extended vacation, you must submit the following:

  • An address where the child will be

  • Telephone contact

  • A copy of the airline ticket (must have a return ticket).

  • Dates that the child will not be in school.

Letters from the Chancellor

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Update From the Chancellor:  11/29/20


Update From the Chancellor:  11/24/20

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Update From the Chancellor: All  Students Remote as of 11/19/20

10/26/20  Update:

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9/21/20 Schools Reopening: 

Notice from Chancellor Richard Carranza about schools reopening

School Letters to Families

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School Closure Continued 1/12/21

School Closure 1/11/21

Confirmed COVID  -19 Case 1/8/21

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Confirmed COVID  -19 Case 1/4/21

Positive Case  12/3/20

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Learning Preference Form  Update

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Positive Corona Case at P.S.90

Picture link of Notice from PS 90 about a positive COVID-19 case

Letters to Families about NY Post article

picture link of School letter about NY Post article

P.S.90 Q- Horace Mann

86-50 109th St Richmond Hill, NY 11418

Phone: 718-847-3370     Fax: 718-847-2965