The District allows private school and home school students whose parents, legal guardians, or other responsible adult with whom the student resides are residents of the District to attend academic courses offered in grades 7-12. The District will place a list of courses that a private school or home school student may request to attend on its website by:
A private school or home school student who desires to attend one or more of the available academic courses shall submit a written request to attend the academic course to the superintendent, or designee, no later than:
The District may reject a private school or home school student’s request for attendance if the District’s acceptance would:
Requests to attend an academic course will be granted in the order the requests are received. Upon the receipt of a private or home school student’s request to attend academic course(s), the District will date and time stamp the request for attendance. If a private school or home school student is denied attendance based on a lack of capacity and an opening in the requested course occurs prior to the start of the course, the District will use the date and time stamp on the request for attendance to determine the private school or home school student who will be notified of an opening in the requested course.
As part of the request to attend academic courses in the District, a private school or home school student shall:
A private school or home school student who fails to attend an academic course by the eleventh (11) day of class shall be dropped from the course.
The responsibility for transportation of any private school or home school student attending academic courses in the District shall be borne by the student or the student’s parents.
The District follows Arkansas Athletics’ Association rules and regulations regarding eligibility requires for Home-schooled students.
Date Adopted: 12/13/17