FILE:  JBB

 

ENTRANCE AGE

 

 

The Grant Parish School Board shall require, beginning with the 1996-1997 school year and each year thereafter, children entering kindergarten at the beginning of the school session for the first time to be at least five (5) years of age on or before September 30 of the calendar year in which the school year begins.  For students entering first grade for the first time at the beginning of the school session, beginning with the 1996-1997 school year and each year thereafter, they shall be six (6) years on or before September 30 of the calendar year in which the school year begins. 

 

A child younger than the above may be permitted to enter school provided the child has been evaluated and identified as gifted.  A child admitted to kindergarten shall be eligible to enter first grade upon successful completion of kindergarten, provided all other applicable entrance requirements have been fulfilled.

 

Revised:  November, 1993

 

 

Ref:   La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยงยง17:151.3, 17:222

 

Grant Parish School Board