Students who demonstrate signs and symptoms of illness or a possible communicable disease should be referred to the school nurse's office for further assessment. The following conditions will require a student to stay home for at least 24 hours:
Temperature of 100 degrees or above. The student must be fever free without fever-reducing medication for 24 hours before he/she can be allowed back in school.
Vomiting and Diarrhea Those excluded due to vomiting or diarrhea must also be free of symptoms without the use of preventative medications before being allowed back in school.
Students with an illness that is defined by the Texas Department of Health as easily transmitted to others. Examples are:
Ringworm of the Scalp