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JHD, Exclusions and Exemptions from School Attendance

EXCLUSIONS AND EXEMPTIONS FROM SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Denial of Admission

Denial of admission means the withholding of the privilege of enrolling in a school of the District.

The following shall be the grounds for denial of admission to school or diversion to an appropriate alternative program:

  • Graduation from the twelfth grade of any school or receipt of any document evidencing completion of the equivalent of a secondary curriculum;
  • Failure to meet the requirements of age, by a student who has reached the age of six years at a time after the beginning of the school year, as fixed by the school committee as provided in Massachusetts General Laws;
  • Having been expelled from a school in this district or any district in the Commonwealth;
  • Not being a resident of the District and the District has opted not to participate in the School Choice Law;
  • Failure to comply with the provisions of the Massachusetts School Entry Immunization Law.

 

File: JHD

[Adopted: 11/98]

[Revised: October 2000]

[Reviewed: May 2003]

 

 

LEGAL REF.::

M.G.L. 71:37H; 76:12; 76:12A; 76:12B

603 CMR 26:00

CROSS REF.:

JBB, Entrance Age

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