All children of school age who reside in the city will be entitled to attend the Brockton Public Schools, regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, homelessness, or any other protected student category as defined by law, as will certain children who do not reside in the city but who are admitted under School Committee policies relating to nonresident students or by specific action of the School Committee.
Every student seeking admission to school for the first time must present a birth certificate or equivalent proof of age acceptable to the district and proof of vaccination and immunizations as required by the state and the School Committee. Proof of residency or legal guardianship may also be required by the school administration.
APPROVED: June 4, 2019
LEGAL REFS.: M.G.L. 15:1G; 76:1; 76:5; 76:15; 76:15A 603 CMR 26.00
CROSS REFS.: JLCA, Physical Examination of Students
JLCB, Inoculations of Students
JFBB, School Choice