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 or legal guardianship shall 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