|Mason Consolidated Schools|
|Bylaws & Policies|
5120 - ASSIGNMENT WITHIN DISTRICT
The Board of Education directs that the assignment of students to schools within this District be consistent with the best interests of students and the best use of the resources of this District.
The Board shall determine annually the school attendance areas of the District and shall expect the students within each area to attend the school so designated.
The Superintendent shall annually review existing attendance areas and recommend to the Board such changes.
No assignment to schools or attendance schedules shall discriminate against students on the basis of gender, race, religion, disability, or national origin.
|A.||The Superintendent may assign a student to a school other than that designated by the attendance area when such exception is justified by circumstances and is in the best interest of the student.|
|1.||Every effort shall be made to continue a student in the elementary school to which s/he is initially assigned.|
|2.||Wherever possible and advisable in the interests of the students, siblings shall be assigned to the same building.|
|B.||The Superintendent shall assign incoming transfer students to such schools, grades, and classes as may afford each student the greatest likelihood of realizing his/her fullest educational potential.|
|C.||The principal shall assign students in his/her school to appropriate grades, classes, or groups. This action shall be based on consideration of the needs of the student as well as the administration of the school.|