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Edmonds School District

Reporting an Absence from Your Mobile Device

As a parent or guardian, you can report your student absent via the Skyward Mobile Access app. This request will be seen by your student’s school office. Please allow time for processing. If you are picking up your student early, please follow any additional instructions from your student’s school with regards to communication and safety.

To report your student as absent:

For information about installing the Skyward Mobile Access app, click here.

  1. Open Skyward Mobile Access app on your mobile device.
  1. Select the tile, Attendance.

Or, select Attendance, and then select Current Attendance.

  1. Select the tab, Absence Requests.
  1. Select Add Absence Request 


  1. Do the following:
    1. In the Start Date box, select the first day of student’s absence
    2. In the End Date box, select the last day of student’s absence
    3. If your student will be absent for the entire school day, check All Day.
    4. If your student will be absent for a partial day, unselect All Day, and select a Start Time and an End Time.
    5. From the Attendance Reason list, select the reason that best categorizes your student’s absence.
    6. In the Comment box, please type additional information regarding your student’s absence, including if you plan to pick up your student early.
  1. If you have two or more students in the school district, you will see an option to copy your request to your other students.
  1. Select Save to submit your request to the school’s office for processing.