Board of Education Policy 5150: School Admissions

The school district shall offer a public education to all residents between the ages of five and twenty-one who have not received a high school diploma.
A veteran of any age who has not received a high school diploma and who has served as a member of the armed forces and 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 may, with the approval of the high school Principal, be permitted to attend school or BOCES upon payment of tuition if the student is a resident of the district and conforms to the rules and regulations established by the high school Principal.

Upon registration, all new students shall be required to present:

proof of date of birth,
proof of residency, and
record of immunizations and a health certificate from a licensed physician.

Cross-ref: 5155, Student Withdrawal From School

Ref: Education Law §§903; 904; 3202; 3208
Public Health Law §2164

Adopted: February 26, 1996