7123 - School Admissions
|Policy: School Admissions||Policy Number: 7123|
|Date of Original Policy: 10/21/2015||Date Revision Adopted: 11/03/2021|
|Reviewed by Policy Committee: 10/17/2021||Date of Next Review: 10/21/2024|
|Replacement of Policy Number: 7120, 7121 & 7130|
The district shall provide a public education to all persons residing in the district between the ages of five and twenty-one who have not received a high school diploma.
A veteran of any age who has not yet received his/her high school diploma and who has been discharged under conditions other than dishonorable is eligible to attend school.
A non-veteran under twenty-one years of age who has received a high school diploma shall be permitted to attend school or BOCES upon payment of tuition.
Upon registration, all new students shall be required to present:
2. record of immunizations and a health certificate from a licensed physician;
3. proof of district residency – examples of acceptable forms of documentation include, but are not limited to, a pay stub, income tax form, deed or lease to a house or apartment, utility bills or other bills sent to the student’s home address, voter registration document or a state- or other government-issued ID.
New entrants to the district will be subject to diagnostic screening to ensure proper placement and to determine if the student has a disability, is gifted or has limited English proficiency.
Education Law §§903; 904; 3202; 3208
Public Health Law §2164
Student Registration Guidance, New York State Department of Education, August 26, 2010