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Attendance of Non-Resident Students

Students residing outside the boundaries of the school district may attend schools within the school district under the following conditions:

  1. They shall be approved by the Director of Schools.
  2. They shall pay a tuition fee established annually by the Board. Annual tuition may not exceed per student, per annum, an amount equal to the amount of local funds actually used for school purposes by the school district per student during the preceding school year minus any funds received from the student's resident district. Tuition for out-of-state students shall be charged at the same rate as the average cost per student (state and local funds) in the district attended.
  3. Non-resident students must make application at least two weeks prior to the first day of school.3 The Director of Schools/designee shall provide non-resident students notice of eligibility for re-enrollment by the end of the school year.
  4. Requests from students from adjoining states to attend school shall be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  5. Students who become residents of the school district shall be refunded any unused portion of the tuition on a pro-rata basis.
  6. When payment is not made on all or any part of the required tuition for a previous year, the student(s) shall be excluded from future attendance until all prior and current tuition is paid.
  7. If an employee of this school district has a residence outside the school district, his/her children may be allowed to attend, provided that there is available room and teaching capacity and other determinations made by the Board according to applicable law.

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