JF: School Admissions

  • All children of school age who reside in the town will be entitled to attend the public schools as will certain children who do not reside in the town but who are admitted under School Committee policies relating to nonresident students or by specific action of the School Committee.

    Advance registration for prospective kindergarten students will take place annually. Every student seeking admission to school for the first time must present a birth certificate or equivalent proof of age acceptable to the Principal and proof of vaccination and immunizations as required by the state and the School Committee. Proof of residency of the individual holding legal guardianship may also be required by the school administration. 

    LEGAL REFS.:   M.G.L. 15:lG; 76:1; 76:5; 76:15; 76:15A
                          603 CMR 26:01; 26:02; 26:03
    CROSS REFS.:  JLCA, Physical Examination of Students
                          JLCB, Inoculations of Students
                          JFBB, School Choice
                          JFABD, Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services

                          JFABF, Educational Opportunities for Children in Foster Care

                          JFABE, Educational Opportunities for Military Children


    Approved by the Falmouth School Committee January 26, 2021

Last Modified on January 26, 2021