8320.1 - Guidelines for Discontinuation of Enrollment


It is the policy of the Grand Island Public Schools to allow the parent/guardian of any child to request discontinuation of enrollment in the Grand Island Public Schools for the following reasons:

  1. child has reached the age of sixteen years and such child’s parent or guardian has signed a notarized release discontinuing the enrollment of the child on a form provided by the school;
  2. (1) child will reach six years of age prior to January 1 of the then-current school year, but will not reach seven years of age prior to January 1 of such school year,  (2) parent or guardian has signed an affidavit stating that the child is participating in an education program that the parent or guardian believes will prepare the child to enter grade one for the following school year, and (3)  such affidavit has been filed by the parents or guardian with the school district in which the child resides
  3. (1) child will reach six years of age prior to January 1 of the then-current school year but has not reached seven years of age prior to January 1 and the child will participate in a non-accredited or approved private, denominational, or parochial school pursuant to NE Rev Stat 79-1601

Guidelines for parents/guardians:

The student's parent(s) or legal guardian shall submit a completed and accurate application form prescribed by the district for discontinuation of enrollment.

The application shall be accompanied by a copy of the student's birth certificate issued by the state in which the child was born or other reliable proof of the child's identity and age (i.e., naturalization or immigration documents showing date of birth or official hospital birth records).

The district will provide written notification to the parent(s) or legal guardian of the student, stating whether the application has been accepted or rejected. If the application is rejected, the rejection notice will state the reason(s) for the rejection.

The district shall inform the student's parent(s) or legal guardian of the student's right to re-enroll at any time in the school, if qualified under law.

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