ADMISSION OF NONPUBLIC STUDENTS FOR PART-TIME ENROLLMENT

 

            The Alleghany County School Board acknowledges the provisions for equivalent instruction under Virginia law.

 

            The parents of students attending private school or being home schooled pursuant to Va. Code § 22.1-254.1 who wish to enroll their students on a part-time basis in the Alleghany County Public Schools for participation in academic and/or extracurricular/club activities shall, along with the students, comply with this policy.

 

Admission

 

            The parents shall identify their children as private school or home school students who desire part-time enrollment in academic courses of study. Students admitted under this policy are designated as part-time students. At the time of applying for admission, students shall designate the academic course(s) in which they want to enroll and each extracurricular or club activity in which they wish to participate.  

 

Enrollment

 

            Students must enroll in at least one academic class (high school) or one instructional unit (elementary/middle school) more than the requested course(s) and for each extracurricular or club activity in which they choose to participate.  If no activity participation is sought, the part-time student must enroll in a minimum of two classes. Students wishing to participate in an academic class shall have completed all prerequisite course work or the equivalent required of full-time public school students wishing to enroll in the course. If part-time enrollment causes total enrollment in a class or grade level to exceed the maximum allowed by state or local policy (e.g. resulting in the need to employ another teacher) admission will be denied.

 

            Once enrolled, the student shall comply with behavioral, disciplinary, attendance and other rules applicable to all students, including rules governing the use of the division’s computer systems. If a student fails to comply, the school may withhold credit and/or terminate the student's participation in addition to taking any disciplinary action that would be taken against a full-time student for similar conduct.

 

Activities

 

              Students wishing to participate in a Virginia High School League (VHSL) governed extracurricular or club activity shall satisfy the same or equivalent criteria for such activities that full-time students must satisfy. Students admitted under this policy shall participate in any try-out or selection process required of full-time students.

 

Transportation

 

            The parents of the children for whom part-time admission is sought are responsible for the transportation of the child to and from school, including any expenses incident thereto.

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Credit

 

            Class ranking and grade-point-average are not computed for part-time students.

 

Adopted:          April 15, 2019

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Legal Refs.:    Code of Virginia, as amended, §§ 22.1-78, 22.1-254.1; 22.1-253.13:2.

 

1973-74 Ops. Va. Att'y Gen. 305.

 

Cross Refs.:    JECA              School Admission

                        JHCB              Student Immunizations

                        IGDA               Extracurricular Activities

                        IHB                  Class Size

                        IIBEA               Acceptable Computer System Use

                        JFC                 Student Conduct

                        JFC-R             Standards of Student Conduct