South-Western City School District
Bylaws & Policies


Under law, children between the ages of five (5) and eighteen (18) are of compulsory school age. Every person of compulsory school age must attend a school which conforms to the minimum standards prescribed by the State Board of Education until one of the following occurs:

 A.the person receives a diploma granted by the South-Western City Board of Education or other governing authority indicating such student has successfully completed the high school curriculum;

 B.the person reaches age sixteen (16) and obtains a schooling certificate (work permit);

 C.the person is excused from school under standards adopted by the State Board of Education pursuant to Ohio law.

The parent, guardian or any other individual having charge of any person that is of compulsory school age must send such person to school unless s/he is exempt as listed above.

CROSS REF.: Policy 2412, Home-Bound Instruction

R.C. 3321.01 et seq., 3331-0
A.C. 3301-35-02

Adopted 10/8/90
Revised 3/14/11
T.C. 7/10/17