In compliance with Texas Catholic Conference education Department (TCCED) and the State of Texas, Catholic schools in the Diocese of Corpus Christi follow compulsory attendance laws. OLPHA follows Diocesan Policy #4060.

Parents/guardians are expected to honor and abide by the calendar established by the school. Daily school attendance is the only effective way to assure continued academic progress.

Frequent absences impede the learning process, therefore only five (5) unexcused absences will be allowed each quarter.

Excused absences from school are categorized in the following manner: Family Emergency and Absence Due to Illness

For absences stated above, the student will be given a reasonable amount of time to make up assigned work and tests.