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Student Responsibility System

Attendance Policy

Student Dress Code

Parent Letter



We are committed to providing a welcoming and safe learning environment for all students.  The following policies have been established to ensure that all students are educated in a safe atmosphere.



  • Students are not allowed to have cell phones during class periods.

  • If cell phones are brought into the building, they must be stored in lockers.



  • Students are expected to wear their ID into the building everyday.

  • Students are expected to wear their IDs in the hallway and in every class.

  • Students will NOT be allowed to purchase temporary IDs every day.

  • If a student loses their ID, they will be charged $5 for a replacement ID.

  • Temporary IDs cost $1 for each and they can only be used on the day that they are issued.  The $1 fee will be placed on the student’s account.  Parents/guardians will be responsible for the fee.

  • Student who frequently request temporary IDs will be issued a new ID and will be charged $5 for the replacement ID. 


  • Students who use social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can be disciplined for inappropriate or threatening comments posted on their pages.

  • If a student lists Al Raby as their school on their page, they are expected to refrain from any profanity or inappropriate language.

  • Students who represent any gang affiliation on their social page may be subject to being disciplined according to the SCC.



  • Students are expected to adhere to all of the behavior expectations as outlined by the Chicago Public School Student Code of Conduct.

  • Students are expected to treat ALL Raby staff and students with respect and dignity.

  • Students will not be allowed to be verbally, emotionally, or physically abusive to any adult or student at Al Raby.



  • Parents who qualify for fee waivers must submit fee waiver papers by Monday, September 30.

  • Students are expected to pay their fees each year. 


  • Parents who wish to meet with a teacher must schedule a meeting with the teacher during the teacher’s preparation period.

  • Parents will NOT be allowed to visit classes while a teacher is in class.


Students who are in violation of any of the above policies or any of the Student Code of Conduct Violations may be required to have a parent conference with the principal or assistant principal.


Attendance Policy

Attendance is a major success in school. Students are responsible for attending all classes on time everyday..


Student Arrival

Ø  Students may arrive to school at 7:45 a.m. for breakfast.

Ø  Students are released from the cafeteria at 7:55.

Ø  Class will begin at 8:00 a.m.


Student Dismissal

Ø  Students are dismissed from school at 3:15 every day except for Wednesdays.

Ø  Students are dismissed at 2:30 on Wednesday


Early Dismissal

Ø  Parents or legal guardians and emergency contacts listed in IMPACT can only request an early dismissal for a student.

Ø  Students may not receive an early dismissal without an adult.  Notes are not acceptable.  This rule applies even if the student is 18 years old.

Ø  Students will receive a document that explains how early dismissals will affect their child’s attendance.

Ø  Parents will receive a print out of their child’s attendance each time they visit the attendance office.


School Tardy Policy

Ø  All students should arrive to school 15 minutes prior to start time. (Students should arrive to school at 7:45)

Ø  Classes will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m.

Ø  When a student is late to school, he or she must obtain a tardy pass at the school entrance. The names of these students must be immediately submitted to the attendance office.


Absent Policy

If a student is absent from class, the following should occur on the day he or she returns to school:


Ø  Before returning to class, the student should bring a note to the attendance office from a parent or guardian stating the date(s) of the absence and the reason(s) for the absence.

Ø  After five consecutive days of absence, a parent or legal guardian must accompany the student when returning to school.  Parents will meet with attendance dean.  After that meeting the attendance dean will issue a reinstatement form.

Ø  If a student is absent due to hospitalization or under doctor’s care, the student must return to school with a doctor’s statement covering the dates of absence submitted to the attendance office for a reinstatement.


At Raby we arrive on time and start on time!!!

 Raby Dress Code

Please visit our Student Handbook Link .

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