Out of County Enrollment
Highlights of the policy:
The parent must request enrollment by the application process.
Approval will be based on available space and or administrative discretion.
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 2020-2021 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 the school portion of payments of 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.
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.
Each student wishing to transfer to another school in the Franklin County School System must have an application submitted. Click here to access the online application. ALL applications must be submitted by the July 15, 2021, 4:00 PM deadline to be considered.