R5119. 6

Transfers and Withdrawals -- Withdrawal of Students from School

Students may be withdrawn by action of the principal or other school official only in the following circumstances:

1. Death of the student.

2. Absence of the student from school for three weeks or longer where after investigation the school is unable to determine the reason for the absence.

3. Absence of the student from school for three weeks or longer due to extended illness where there is no basis for expecting the student to recover in time to complete the semester, except where home teaching is being provided.

4. Departure of the student from the city, loss of status as a resident, entering into the military service, entering into employment, or other agencies.

5. Enrollment of the student in a private school, parochial school, or public school outside of the city.

6. If the student is under the age of sixteen (16), receipt of a withdrawal request from the parent(s) or guardian(s), provided that the student has satisfied minimal educational requirements for graduation.

7. If the student is sixteen (16) years or older, voluntary withdrawal of the student from school with the parents' or guardians' consent.

When a student is withdrawn for one of the reasons listed above, the complete facts of the withdrawal shall be given to the school social worker by the principal.


Legal: Section 167.031 RSMo.

Regulation approved: June 26, 1990

Revised: December 07, 1999

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