RC Schools Accepting Out Of Zone Requests Til March 1st
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – The Robertson County Schools district is now accepting requests for out-of-zone placement.
Requests for out-of-zone placement must be made annually.
Applications will be accepted through March 1st.
School Board Policy 6.220 Student Assignment:
No transfers will be granted (in county or out of county) where the cumulative effect
will reduce desegregation in the sending or receiving school. All transfers are
provisional based on a periodic review of enrollment data and continued efforts to
The district will use the following guidelines when determining eligibility for
accepting students from out of zone, including supporting documentation that
establishes one of the following reasons:
1a. Students of actively employed faculty/staff
2a. School Board Policy 6.240 [Safe and Drug Free Schools Act]
3a. School Board Policy 4.250 [McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act]
4a. Required accommodations for IDEA identified students
5a. Students pursuing a high school course of study not offered in another county school. A signed statement, from the sending school, verifying the unavailability of the specific course(s) necessitating the student’s transfer is required
6a. Recommendation initiated by the Director of Schools/Designee determined to be in the best interest of
the student. Documentation will be required.
7a. Hardship transfer- acceptable Power of Attorney (POA) required
The following are not valid reasons for accepting students out of zone:
1b. Child care
2b. Convenience or proximity to work
3b. Participation in extracurricular activities
4b. Property/Business ownership
5b. Anticipated relocations
6b. Other _______________________________
The Robertson County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion or marital status, in training, activities or employment practices in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Acts of 1997 and 2004.
For more information important to students and parents go to “Robertson County Schools” online.
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