Report Absences

Parents/guardians must report the absence prior to 9:00AM. Absences may also be reported on the school answering machine after 3:30PM on the day prior to the absence or before 7:30AM on the day of the absence.  Absences need to be reported each day and include the following information:

  • Students name and grade
  • Parent/Guardians name
  • Reason for absence

Riverton Elementary School

Riverton Middle School

Riverton High School

  • To report the absence by phone, please call (217) 629-6003
  • To report the absence by email, please email

For information about excused absences, unexcused absences, makeup work, tardiness and truancy, please refer to the student handbook for your child's school.