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604.08 International and Foreign Exchange Students

Foreign students must meet all District entrance requirements including age, place of residence and immunization. Foreign students must be approved by the Board. Space must be available in the grade level requested; however the Board reserves the right to limit the number of foreign students accepted. All foreign students must be physically able to attend school and provide the District with such proof, including a current TB test.

Students who are citizens of a foreign country will be considered eligible to attend Ankeny Schools 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;
  • The student is a participant in a recognized foreign exchange program; or
  • Other reasons as premitted by law.

Legal Reference:
Iowa Code ยง 279.8 (2007).

Cross Reference:
501 Series Student Attendance
504 Series Student Health and Safety Regulations

Reviewed:
November 16, 2009
April 15, 2013
October 20, 2014
October 3, 2016
February 20, 2017
May 15, 2017
October 15, 2018
July 15, 2019

Revised:
April 15, 2013
October 20, 2014
October 3, 2016
February 20, 2017
May 15, 2017
October 15, 2018
July 15, 2019