Students 101 COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE AGE

 

Every child who is at least six (6) years of age and under eighteen (18) years of age shall attend the school to which he/she is assigned unless:

 

  1. the child is attending a public school outside the district to which the child is assigned or an approved private school; or

  1. the child is receiving home education; or

  1. the Superintendent or his/her designee has excused the child from attendance because the child is physically or mentally unable to attend school.

 

Any child who reaches his/her sixth birthday after September 30th shall not be required to attend school until the following school year.

 

 

 

Statutory Reference:

RSA 193:1 (Duty of Parent; Compulsory Attendance by Pupil)

 

NHSBA Code JEA

 

8/94, 8/01 revised as follows:

First Reading Coordination:  2/9/10

Second Reading and Adoption by BOSC:  3/8/10