A student who will be establishing residency in the Urbandale
District after the commencement of the school year may attend school in the
District without payment of tuition from the beginning of the school year
a. A letter is received from a realtor or other person verifying the family owns,
has signed a valid offer to buy, or has signed a rental agreement for a
residence within the District; and
b. The Superintendent approves the enrollment and transportation arrangements for
the student; and
c. The parents or guardians agree to pay tuition for the number of days the
student has been enrolled in the District if the student does not establish
residency within the District during the school year.
Nonresident students may enroll in the District without payment
of tuition by the students if they are accepted under the Open Enrollment Act.
(See Policy 626.)
Moving Out of the District.
A student who moves out of the Urbandale District may continue
enrollment in the District tuition-free as an open enrollment "continuation
student." The parent or guardian shall file an
application with the new district of residence and with the Urbandale District
by the Thursday preceding the third Friday of the following September.
Students who are 11th or 12th graders who move out of the District need only
notify the Urbandale District. The parents or guardians
shall be responsible for transportation for students who reside outside of the
Students who do not qualify for tuition-free enrollment in the
District pursuant to this Policy or Policies 503 or 626 may enroll in the
District at the discretion of the Superintendent of Schools and upon payment
of tuition. The tuition rate shall be the current per pupil
cost as authorized by the Iowa Department of Education.
Tuition shall be due and payable in advance of each semester, unless
alternative arrangements are made with the Superintendent.
Date of Revision: February 10, 2003
Legal References: 257.6, 280.14, Chapter 282, Code of
Iowa; 281 I.A.C.
URBANDALE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS