JECA - Admission of Resident Students
Re-adopted: 8/13/97, 9/25/13; 8/22/18; 11/16/22
Resident students may be admitted under the following conditions:
1. A school-age student who live within the district attendance area between the ages of 5-19 and has not received a high school diploma shall be allowed to attend school without paying tuition.
2. A student who turn 19 years of age during the school year shall continue to be eligible for a free and appropriate public education for the remainder of the school year.
3. The Board may admit otherwise eligible students who are not receiving special education and who have not yet attained 21 years of age prior to the beginning of the current school year if the student is shown to be in need of additional education in order to receive a diploma or a modified diploma. These students may attend school without paying tuition for the remainder of the school year.
4. The Board shall admit otherwise eligible students who have not yet attained age 21 prior to the beginning of the current school year if the student is receiving special education services and:
a. Has not yet received a regular high school diploma; or
b. Has received a modified diploma, an extended diploma or an alternative certificate.
5. Students whose parent or guardian voluntarily placed the child outside the child’s home with a public or private agency and who is living in a licensed, certified or approved substitute care program, and whose residency is established pursuant to Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 339.134.
6. Students who are military children1 are considered resident of the district, if the district is the district of military residence2 for the military child. Parents of military students must provide proof of residency within 10 days after the date of military transfer or pending transfer indicated on the official military order.
7. The Board will deny regular school admission to students who have become residents and who are under expulsion from another school district for reasons other than a weapons policy violation.
8. The Board shall deny for at least one calendar year from the date of the expulsion regular school admission to students who have become residents and who are under expulsion from another school district for a weapons policy violation.
9. The Board may, based on district criteria, provide alternative programs of instruction to students expelled for a weapons policy violation.
END OF POLICY
Senate Bill 905 (2019)