Out of County Enrollment
Related Documents:
2017 Out of County Application
Non-Resident Policy


Highlights of the policy:

The parent must request enrollment by the application deadline during the summer. 

Approval will be based on available space as determined by the superintendent prior to the new school year.

Slots will be filled based on the date the enrollment application is reviewed.

The Franklin County Board of Education shall establish the non-resident tuition rate. This rate may be adjusted on an annual basis and shall be based on the estimated “local funding cost per student” as calculated by the school system Finance Director. The current rate for 2016-2017 is $600 per semester*.

Tuition shall be decreased by 33% per student for families with more than 2 non-resident students.

One half of the tuition fee shall be due by the first day of the 1st semester and the other half of the annual tuition fee shall be due on the first day of the 2nd semester.

Tuition fees due shall be credited (offset) by amounts equal to payments of real property taxes paid to Franklin County by the parents or legal guardian of the non-resident student.

Parents/guardians of non-resident students are responsible for transportation to and from school.

 

Please click HERE to read the complete policy.

Out of County Admin Rule, effective 2017-2018 school year:  

 

All students not residing in Franklin County (new enrollees or currently enrolled students who move from Franklin County within a school year) will be required to apply for enrollment.  Enrollment procedures can be located on the Franklin County School System website. Tuition shall be due upon application approval.  Students who are identified as "out of county within the school year” from the descriptions below will be subject to the following actions:  

 

·      New enrollees – completed application (found on system website), approval process and full tuition due before attending school if approved

 

·      Residential property owners – notice of withdrawal from attendance officer/principal/designee, completed application for re-enrollment consideration (found on system website), approval process and full tuition may be eligible for waiver based upon local property tax records/schedule. 

 

·      Non-property/homeowners – notice of withdrawal from attendance officer/principal/designee, completed application for re-enrollment consideration (found on system website), approval process and full tuition must be paid within 5 business days.

 

All applications will be approved individually based upon school enrollment and/or administrative discretion.

 

 

Out of County Requests Forms will be accepted starting March 1, 2017.  
You can apply online here: 2017 Out of County Online Application
OR download a paper application located in the top right.  
All applications must be received by the Board of Education by 4:00 PM on July 17, 2017 to be considered for 17-18 school year.  Letters regarding the Franklin County School District's decision will be mailed on July20, 2017.  If your request is not granted, you are welcome to apply again next summer. 
Franklin County Schools
Attn: Out of County Transfers
280 Busha Road
Carnesville, GA  30521
 
706-384-4554 / 706-384-7472 (FAX) 
  
Letters regarding the Franklin County School District's decision will be mailed on July20, 2017. If your request is not granted, you are welcome to apply again next summer. 

 

*The 2017-2018 tuition will be set by the Franklin County Board of Education at a later date.

The Franklin County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex in its employment practices, student programs and dealings with the public. It is the policy of the Franklin County Board of Education to comply fully with the requirements of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, and all accompanying regulations.

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