JHD: EXCLUSIONS AND EXEMPTIONS FROM SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

FILE: JHD
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 during the same school year from 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.
LEGAL REFS.:
M.G.L. 71:37H; 76:12; 76:12A; 76:12B 603 CMR 26:00

Lexington Public Schools, Lexington MA
Adopted by Lexington School Committee: July 2015