Attendance & Discipline
Our Student Services Department oversees student attendance and discipline at Poinciana High School. Student attendance and behavior are two predictors in how well a student will perform in their high school career.

Download: PNHS Attendance Policies and Protocols

Student Services Department Staff

Jennifer Aviles, Dean of Students
Serving Students Last Name: A-G
E-Mail Mrs. Aviles

Robert Miller, Dean of Students
Serving Students Last Name: H-P
E-Mail Mr. Miller

Roydrick Scott, Lead Dean of Students
Serving Students Last Name: Q-Z
E-Mail Mr. Scott

Jesse McHatton, MTSS Coach & Attendance Dean
E-Mail Ms. McHatton

Erika Sangiovanni, Student Services Secretary
E-Mail Ms. Sangiovanni

Lou Shahen, Student Services Secretary 
E-Mail Ms. Shahen

Attendance Policies

To Report an Absence Call & Speak With the Attendance Clerk

Gretchen Diaz, Attendance Clerk

E-Mail Ms. Diaz
Phone: 407-870-4860

School Day

Students are expected to be on campus every day for the entire school day. School hours from from 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM (1:15 PM Wednesdays).

Excused Absences
According to the School District of Osceola County Student Code of Conduct, absences shall be excused for the following reasons only:
  1. Illness of injury of the student
  2. Illness, injury, or death of the immediate family of the student

Make-Up Work

Students have the responsibility to request makeup work and assignments from their teachers when they return to school after and absence. The makeup work must be made up within a reasonable time when the absence has been classified as excused.

Religious Holidays

Students will be afforded an opportunity to make up missed work without adverse affects when absent because of a religious holiday. Within five school days prior to an expected absence for religious reasons, a parent or guardian must notify the Attendance Office in writing and request that the student be excused from attendance.

Student Attendance Parent Input Survey
Please only complete this survey if requested by our Student Services staff.

Student Discipline

Poinciana High School implements a progressive discipline plan that follows the policies and guidelines set forth by the School District of Osceola County Student Code of Conduct.


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