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604.8 Foreign Students

Foreign students must meet all district entrance requirements including age, place of residence and immunization.  Foreign students must be approved by school administration.  The district reserves the right to limit the number of foreign students accepted.  Students who are citizens of a foreign country may be considered residents if they meet one of the following requirements:


            The student resides with his/her parents(s) or legal guardian;

            The student is in the United States with appropriate documentation (Form I-20) from the United States Department of Justice-Immigration and Naturalization Services; or

            The student is a participant in a recognized foreign exchange program; and,

            The student is physically able to attend school and has provided the school district with such proof, including a current TB test.



Date Board Adopted: 9/15/1986

Date Board Updated/Reviewed: 12/18/2017



Legal Reference:          Iowa Code § 279.8 (2013).