Admission of Students
Steelton-Highspire School District School Board Policy 201: Admission of Students
The district shall not enroll a student until the parent/guardian has submitted proof of the student's age, residence, and immunizations and a completed Parental Registration Statement, as required by law and regulations.
The district shall administer a home language survey to all students enrolling in district schools for the first time.
The district shall normally enroll a school age, eligible student the next business day, but no later than five (5) business days after application.
The district shall immediately enroll identified homeless students, even if the student or parent/guardian is unable to produce the required documents.
The district shall not inquire about the immigration status of a student as part of the enrollment process.
Enrollment requirements and administrative regulations shall apply to nonresident students approved to attend district schools, in accordance with Board policy.
For more information about our admission policy, please click on this link. Once you are on the link, click Policies (top right) and then find Policy 200.
Admission of Students:
Nonresident Children Placed in Resident’s Home
Any child placed in the home of a district resident by a court or government agency shall be admitted to district schools and shall receive the same benefits and be subject to the same responsibilities as resident students.
Residents of Institutions
A child who is living in or assigned to a facility or institution for the care or training of children that is located within this district is not a legal resident of the district by such placement; but s/he shall be admitted to district schools, and a charge shall be made for tuition in accordance with law.
Regularly enrolled students of the senior class whose parents/guardians have moved out of the school district may be permitted to finish the school year without payment of tuition when the parents/guardians move from the district after September 1.
Regularly enrolled students whose parents/guardians have moved out of the school district may be permitted to finish the school year without payment of tuition when the parents/guardians move from the district after April 1.
Other Nonresident Students
A nonresident student may be admitted to district schools without payment of tuition where attendance is justified on the grounds that the student lives full-time and not just for the school year with district residents who have assumed legal dependency or guardianship or full residential support of the student.
The district shall immediately enroll homeless students, even if the student or parent/guardian is unable to produce the required documents, in accordance with Board policy, laws and regulations.
District employees who are currently employed full-time may have their children attend the school district free of tuition cost.