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Entrance Requirements
Entrance Requirements
Nathan Morris
Monday, May 14, 2018

To enroll in a school in the District, the child must be a resident of the District as defined in District
policy (4.1—RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS), meet the criteria outlined in policy 4.40—
HOMELESS STUDENTS or in policy 4.52—STUDENTS WHO ARE FOSTER CHILDREN, be
accepted as a transfer student under the provisions of policy 4.4, or participate under a school choice
option and submit the required paperwork as required by the choice option.
The schools of the District shall be open and free through the completion of the secondary program to
all persons between the ages of five (5) and twenty-one (21) years whose parents, legal guardians, or
other persons having lawful control of person under an order of a court, reside within the District, and
to all persons between those ages who have legally transferred to the District for educational purposes.
Students may enter kindergarten if they will attain the age of five (5) on or before August 1 of the year
in which they are seeking initial enrollment. Any student who has been enrolled in a state-accredited or
state-approved kindergarten program in another state for at least sixty (60) days, who will become five
(5) years old during the year in which he/she is enrolled in kindergarten, and who meets the basic
residency requirement for school attendance may be enrolled in kindergarten upon written request to
the District