Policies » Section J: Students » JFABB: Foreign Exchange Students
Policy Date: 02/20/2001Download Policy Now
HSD File: JFABB
HOOKSETT SCHOOL DISTRICT
FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENTS
In order to promote cultural awareness and understanding and to provide diverse experiences to
district students, the Board shall admit foreign exchange students into the schools of the district.
The Board shall accept foreign exchange students who meet the established guidelines (refer
to JF) for admission to district schools.
The Board may accept exchange students on a J-1 Visa who reside within the district as
participants in group-sponsored exchange programs approved by the Board. The Board may
waive tuition for these exchange students.
The Board shall accept privately sponsored exchange students on a F-1 Visa for attendance in
secondary schools upon payment of tuition at the established district rate; tuition payments may
not be waived. The period of attendance shall not exceed twelve (12) months.
The Board reserves the right to limit the number of foreign exchange students admitted to the
school due to such reasons as limited space and fiscal restraints.
Delegation of Responsibility
The Superintendent or designee shall be responsible for determining the Visa status and eligibility
of foreign exchange students applying for admission to district schools.
Foreign exchange students shall comply with all immunization requirements for students. Once
admitted, all exchange students shall be subject to all district policies and regulations governing
Adopted: February 20, 2001