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Nevada Jt Un HSD |  AR  6145.6  Instruction

International Exchange   

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In order to approve the admission of an international exchange student, the Superintendent or designee must receive a written request for enrollment before the end of the preceding school year. Enrollment shall be for one year only.

(cf. 5111.2 - Nonresident Foreign Students)

Selection will be limited to secondary school students or recent graduates between the ages of 15 and 19 who have a sufficient knowledge of English to enable them to function in an English-speaking environment. Students should be screened for demonstrated maturity and ability to get maximum benefit from these programs.

All international exchange students shall meet state and district immunization requirements.

(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)

(cf. 5141.31 - Immunizations)


International exchange students shall be eligible for participation in interscholastic sports in accordance with state bylaws of the California Interscholastic Federation as well as applicable section bylaws.

(cf. 6145 - Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities)

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)


International exchange students may be considered for a diploma if they have satisfactorily completed the district's graduation requirements.

(cf. 6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements)

(cf. 6146.11 - Alternative Credits Toward Graduation)

(cf. 6146.3 - Reciprocity of Academic Credit)

International exchange students who are not eligible for a regular diploma may receive an honorary diploma, provided they have completed at least one semester of full-time enrollment and achieved at least a 2.0 grade point average.

(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)

At the discretion of the principal or designee, international exchange students who do not meet requirements for a regular or an honorary diploma may, at the end of their visit, be given a letter certifying the time period for which they were enrolled.


approved: October 9, 2013 Grass Valley, California