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Atascadero USD |  AR   5112.1  Students

Exemptions From Attendance   

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Requests for exemption from compulsory full-time attendance shall include satisfactory evidence of conditions upon which an exemption can be legally justified.

Students may be exempted from full-time attendance in the district's regular education program if they:

1. Are being instructed in a private full-time school and the Superintendent or designee verifies that the private school has filed an affidavit pursuant to Education Code 33190 (Education Code 48222, 48223)

2. Are being instructed by a private tutor who holds a valid state credential for the grade taught, provided that the instruction consists of study and recitation for at least three hours a day for 175 days of each calendar year (Education Code 48224)

3. Hold work permits to work temporarily in the entertainment or allied industry (Education Code 48225)

(cf. 5113.1 - Work Permits)

4. Hold work permits and attend part-time classes (Education Code 48230)

5. Are between the ages of 12 and 18 and enter a school attendance area from another state within 10 days of the end of the school term, with the exemption applicable for the remainder of the term (Education Code 48231)

6. Are at least 15 years old and taking a leave of absence for up to one semester for the purpose of supervised travel and study (Education Code 48232)

(cf. 5112.3 - Student Leave of Absence)

Students may be exempted from full-time attendance in the district's continuation education program if they: (Education Code 48410)

1. Have graduated from a public or private high school maintaining a four-year course above the eighth grade

2. Have successfully demonstrated proficiency equal or greater than standards established by the California Department of Education and have verified approval submitted by their parent/guardian

3. Are attending adult school for not less than four hours per week

(cf. 6200 - Adult Education)

4. Are attending a regional occupation program or center pursuant to Education Code 48432

5. Are disqualified because of their physical or mental condition or because of personal services that must be rendered to their dependents

(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)

(cf. 5146 - Married/Pregnant/Parenting Students)

(cf. 6158 - Independent Study)

(cf. 6183 - Home and Hospital Instruction)

(cf. 6184 - Continuation Education)


approved: November 6, 2001 Atascadero, California