Exclusion From School

  • To protect all children from communicable illnesses, students infected with certain diseases are not allowed to come to school while they are contagious. Students should be symptom-free for 24 hours before returning to school.

    The guidelines below have been developed for the exclusion of students who have communicable or contagious diseases. These regulations are in conformance with the requirements of the local health authority and Pilot Point ISD administrative guidelines.

    A student with any of the following symptoms must be excluded from school until such time as the student is free of symptoms, has been satisfactorily treated or submits a signed physician's statement that he/she is not contagious.

    • Temperature of 100 degrees or more. Students must be fever free for 24 hours, without medication, before re-entry.
    • Undetermined rash over any part of the body accompanied by fever.
    • Undiagnosed scaly patches on the body or scalp.
    • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Students must be symptom free for 24 hours, without medicaiton, before re-entry.
    • Red, draining eyes.
    • Intense itching with signs and symptoms of secondary infection.
    • Open, draining lesions.
    • Lice or nits on shaf of hair, until treatment is verified.