Code No. 604.8
Foreign students must meet all district entrance requirements including age, place of residence and immunization. Students who are citizens of a foreign country will be considered residents if they meet one of the following requirements:
- The student resides with his/her parents(s) or legal guardian;
- The student is in the United States with appropriate documentation (Form I-20) from the United States Department of Justice-Immigration and Naturalization Services; or
- The student is a participant in a recognized foreign exchange program; and,
- The student is physically able to attend school and has provided the school
district with such proof, including a current TB test.
NOTE: The only legal requirement for foreign students is stated in the second bullet. However, the other requirements are strongly recommended.
Iowa Code § 279.8 (2013).
501 Student Attendance
507.1 Student Health and Immunization Certificates
Approved: 2/8/17, Reviewed: 6/14/23, Revised:
Grinnell-Newburg School District, Grinnell, IA