420 School Admissions
The Plymouth Joint School District Schools are maintained for all children of school age who reside within the school district and qualify for school attendance. Residents above twenty (20) years of age may be admitted to school when in the judgment of a Board designee they will not interfere with the normal education program or with pupils of school age.
It shall be the responsibility of any student entering the Plymouth School system to complete official registration forms prior to assignment by the Principal to a grade or schedule of classes.
Students transferring from other school systems are required to provide a transcript of academic accomplishments at the previous school or the address from which this data may be secured. It shall be the responsibility of all Principals and /or registering personnel to inform parents of the transfer screening requirements of Chapter 115, State Statutes, pertaining to disabilities. Parents of these children, or any adult student over the age of eighteen, is required to sign the entrance screening form signifying their understanding and agreement with the recommended placement of the child or adult student. The Plymouth Joint School District is not required to enroll a student during the term of his/her expulsion from another school district.
It shall be the responsibility of the school district as mandated under Chapter 115, State Statutes, to conduct a pre-school screening program each spring. This evaluation/screening program is required for all children entering school for the first time and is for he purpose of identifying any child who may have a disability. Children for whom placement in the normal classes would be inappropriate will be provided special education as prescribed by the State Department of Public Instruction.
The Plymouth Joint School District shall not discriminate in admissions to any school, class, program or activity or facilities usage on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, color, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, physical, mental, emotional or learning disability or handicap. This policy does not, however, prohibit the district from placing a student in a school, class, program or activity based on objective standards of individual performance or need. Discrimination complaints shall be processed in accordance with established procedures.
Legal Ref: Sections 118.15, 118.33, 121.004(5),(7) WI Statutes
Cross Ref: 322, School Day