Duchesne recognizes that regular attendance is important to your daughter’s education and to the overall school culture. We strongly encourage parents and students to avoid missing school whenever possible. Furthermore, Duchesne is a learning community. The building of community requires regular attendance.


  • Each school day begins at 8:45.
  • Regular portry hours are from 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Special hours are observed during breaks. All students not participating in sports, rehearsals, or other school-sponsored activities who are waiting for rides at portry should be there by 4:00 p.m. and are to be picked up no later than 4:30 p.m.
  • No athletes should be anywhere in the building east of the bridge after 4:30 p.m. They should be in the gym and gym lobby only. Students waiting to attend athletic events are to be in the gym or gym lobby. Students participating in show rehearsals are to remain in the auditorium.
*A student must be in attendance for ½ of the school day in order to participate in extracurricular activities.
For the full attendance policy, please view the student handbook
Please notify the attendance office of any absences prior to the start of the school day.
(402) 558-3800