Attendance

  

Quick Access to Attendance  - set up one-click access to Attendance on your dashboard.


Post Daily Attendance

From the Teacher Access tab, select Post Daily Attendance
Attendance can be taken either By Name OR By Seating Chart
You can also take attendance by going to the Attendance tab in the Gradebook.


To post attendance for a class, select a link next to that class in the list.
post attendance



Attendance By Name

Absent or Tardy

All students default to Present; select Absent or Tardy for any student that is not present.


Enter any attendance comments – up to 30 characters – by clicking the icon in the Cmt column next to the student. These notes are for your records only; they do not display for the office personnel.

Click Save to save the comment and return to attendance or Back to cancel the comment.

Important
save

After marking attendance, click the Save button to submit 
your attendance to the office.




From this screen, you can also 
other actions

Show Today’s Attendance for All Periods toggles with Show Previous Weeks Attendance for a more comprehensive view of attendance patterns for students.

View Class Summary shows a summary of attendance and grade information for your class. 

Print Class Roster provides a printable list of all the students in your class with selected information. Several templates are available to choose from or you can create your own using the Add a new Template button. 
roster templates list

For more information on using Report Templates, go to the Skyward Reports page.


by Seating Chart

Attendance by Seating Chart


All students default to Present; select Absent or Tardy from the dropdown menu for any student that is not present. 

Enter any attendance comments – up to 30 characters – by clicking the 'paper' icon next to the student. 
add comment

Click Save to save the comment and return to attendance or Back to cancel the comment.

From this screen, you can also
options

Show Pictures will show student pictures if they are available in Skyward.
Printer Friendly Listing will allow you to print a copy of your seating chart (with pictures, if selected).

important
save

After marking attendance, click the Save button 
to submit your attendance to the office.




Assign Seats


The Assign Seats option allows you to create a seating chart that accurately portrays your classroom seating. Whether in standard rows, at tables, desks grouped by 4’s, etc, you can create the same arrangement on your seating chart! For detailed instructions for setting up the Seating Chart, visit the Seating Chart page.