report an absence

To report an absence please email: kraftattendance@hampton.k12.va.us

Absence Tips: If your child is going to be absent from school, please choose an option:

Option 1 - Email . . .

  • Include your name, your child’s name, and a reason for absence.
    (you may take a picture of the note and attach it to the email)

  • Option 2 - Call the Attendance Clerk

  • Call 757-825-4440 and report that your child will not be attending school that day and provide an explanation.

  • You can even take pictures of doctors notes and attach them to your email!


  • Call the Attendance Clerk at 757-825-4440, and report that your child will not be attending school that day and provide an explanation or email: kraftattendance@hampton.k12.va.us with student name, date, and reason.

  • Upon your child's return to school, provide a note to excuse the absence that includes: dates of absence, name of child and reason for absence. You may take a picture of the note and send to kraftattendance@hampton.k12.va.us. Please keep your copy for verification purposes.

  • Vacations are NOT considered excused absences.

After 5 parent notifications of absence, additional absences may be considered unexcused without written documentation from a doctor, court, etc.