The Rapid City Area School District recognizes that students, parents/guardians, teachers and administrators each have responsibilities to meet the attendance objectives of this district.  The attendance policy supports state statute and is intended as an aid in keeping students in school. A student enrolled in the Rapid City Area School District 51-4 must attend classes  regularly every day school is in session until the completion of the school term.

To learn the procedures for which attendance and truancy issues are handled, please refer to the Rapid City Area Schools Board Policy JED-P.