• Peaster ISD Guidelines for being sent home

    Students WILL be sent home for any of the following reasons:

    • Temperature of 100 or greater. Please note the student will need to be fever free for 24 hours prior to returning to school, without the use of fever-reducing medication.
    • Non-induced vomiting and/or diarrhea
    • Undiagnosed rash.
    • Head lice- Please note the student will be required to be reassessed by the health office the following morning prior to the beginning of the school day with a parent.
    • Unilateral or bilateral eye redness with drainage and/or dried crust
    • Ringworm of the scalp

     *Please note these are guidelines. Your child may be sent home for reasons other than the ones stated above.



    – The parent will be expected to come for the child within one hour or a reasonable time agreed upon with the nurse or school personnel. In the event the parent/guardian or designated contact cannot be reached, a parent conference may be held at the earliest opportunity to establish correct contact numbers, school district expectations, and parental responsibilities.


    Kim Barry, RN


    817- 341- 5000 ext 2022.