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Ardrey Kell High School
Home of the Knights
10220 Ardrey Kell Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
Courier #: 302
P: 980-343-0860  |  F: 980-343-0862 
Principal: Jamie Brooks
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Grades: 9-12
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Attendance/Student Absences

Please email Ms. Fraser regarding your child's absence from school.‚Äč

Absence Form - 2021-2022 Absence Form.pdf

Late Arrival Form - LATE ARRIVAL FORM_Fall 2021.pdf

Early Dismissal Form - EARLY RELEASE FORM_Fall 2021.pdf

Due to the high volume of absence notes received by the office, please allow 48 hours for your student's absences to be updated in PowerSchool.  If attendance has not been updated in PowerSchool after the 48-hour period, please email Ms. Fraser to follow-up if needed. 

Attendance reminders:

  1.  Any absences due to a medical appointment require a doctor/dentist/orthodontist note to be considered for excusal. 
  2. To request an early dismissal, parents must hand write a note requesting an early dismissal.  The student must turn the note into the front office before the school day begins. The note must include the date, time of dismissal and parent signature. The Early Dismissal form located above can also be used but is not required. Emails will not be accepted. 
  3. There will not be any early dismissals after 1:30, please plan accordingly. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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