Open Enrollment Policy

Many Farms Community School, Inc. has an open enrollment policy. All new enrolled students will be required to follow MFCS background check. Student background checks are evaluated by school register, teachers and Principal.

Resident Students

Students who are residents of the community shall be enrolled in the appropriate grade based upon age, prior school achievement and the completion of a school enrollment packet. An enrollment packet is not complete until all appropriate documentation is provided, including but not limited to evidence of the student’s age, residence, and immunization records. Homeless children may be admitted pending receipt of these documents.

Non-Resident Students

Students who are not residents of the community may be enrolled under the school’s open enrollment policies if the student meets all other admission requirements and there is sufficient capacity at the grade level and location where the student seeks to enroll.

Exception

A pupil who has been expelled by any school in this state or who is not in compliance with a condition of disciplinary action imposed by any other school or school district or with a condition imposed by the juvenile court shall not be admitted. Acceptance for enrollment may be revoked upon finding the existence of any of these conditions. Schools have the right to conduct a background check of any disciplinary action, academic status, and attendance.

Withdrawal

A parent or legal guardian must complete a withdrawal form in the Attendance office to withdraw a child from school. An administrator’s signature is required before withdrawal is completed. All textbooks and school equipment must be returned and all school debts paid in full before the withdrawal process is complete.
All school materials or library books loaned to the student must be returned. Items that are lost or damaged must be paid for before school records will be forwarded to the new school.

Entry Age to Kindergarten for MFCS Inc.

The entry age to school in the Many Farms Community School Inc. will be age (5) on or before September 1st of the current school year.

STUDENT RECORDS

The distribution of student records is limited by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The school will only disclose personally identifiable student records in accordance with that law. If you do not want Many Farms Community School Inc. to disclose directory information from your child’s education records without your prior written consent, you must notify the school.

MFCS Inc. has designated the following information as directory information:

  • Student’s Name
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Address
  • Telephone listing
  • Weight and height of members for athletic teams
  • Electronic mail address
  • Photograph
  • Honors and awards received
  • Date and place of birth
  • Dates of attendance
  • Grade level
  • The most recent educational agency or school attended