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501.09 Resident Students

Children who are residents of the district community will attend the district without paying tuition.


The residence of a student for the purpose of attendance in the district means the place, abode or dwelling of the student. Generally, the legal dwelling of minors is the same as their parents. However, a student may establish a dwelling with someone other than the parents and attend public school in the district without paying tuition if the primary purpose for residing in the district is not for the purpose of obtaining a free public education. Further, students who have reached the age of majority and who are still eligible to attend an Iowa secondary school may declare their residence independent of the residence of their parents.


Each case involving the bona fide residence of a student will be decided upon its individual merits by the superintendent.


Reviewed: FY 2015-2016, March 14, 2014

Revised: 02/24/17