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

Jennifer Gomez, Student Services Secretary
E-Mail Ms. Gomez

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

Attendance Policies

Preferred Method

Click Here to Report Your Student Absent

Attendance Hotline

You may also call our Attendance Hotline at: 407-870-7561

Attendance Clerk

Gretchen Diaz

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).

Poinciana High School New Morning Attendance Policy Guidelines

Below are the new attendance policies that will be in place for the remainder of the year.

  • Students will be given 6 free tardies to school each quarter
  • Consequences will begin in HERO on the 7th tardy
  • Excused tardies will only be allowed with medical notes
  • Phone messages or letters will NOT be accepted

Thank you for your cooperation with this new policy.

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

* The documentation for an excused absence must be received by the school within 10 days of the absence for validation purposes.*

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 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.


Student Discipline Documents
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