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604.8 Foreign Students

Foreign-exchange students must meet all district entrance requirements including age, place of residence and immunization. Foreign-exchange students must be approved by the board. The board reserves the right to limit the number of foreign-exchange students accepted. Foreign-exchange students will be considered residents if they meet one of the following requirements:

  • 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.

Legal Reference: Iowa Code § 279.8.

Cross Reference:

501 Student Attendance
507.1 Student Health and Immunization Certificates

Approved 6-16-03      Reviewed 11-19-07  3-26-13     5-20-14  11-21-16 3-18-19   Revised  3-18-19