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Policy Date: 04/05/2001Download Policy Now
CSD File: JEB
CANDIA SCHOOL DISTRICT
A student may enter kindergarten if his/her chronological age will be five before September 30 of the year of entering school.
A student may enter grade one if his/her chronological age will be six before September 30 of the year of entering school.
A birth certificate must be presented upon registration as proof of the student’s date of birth.
Incoming transfer students in grades K-8, inclusive, will be initially placed in accordance with the data forwarded by the sending district. Such placement is tentative and subject to reassignment by the Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee.
Incoming transfer students in grade one will only be initially admitted to grade one if their chronological age will be six before December 31 of the year of entering school or if previously enrolled in grade one in another community and attending local schools only on a temporary basis (ten months or less). Such placement is tentative and subject to reassignment by the Superintendent or designee.
Statutory Reference: RSA 193:1
Adopted: January 22, 1974
Revised: May 8, 1990
Adopted: April 5, 2001