2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 121. School finance.
121.84 Tuition waiver; special cases.

121.84

121.84 Tuition waiver; special cases.

121.84(1)

(1)

121.84(1)(a)

(a)

121.84(1)(a)1.

1. A school board may permit a pupil who was enrolled in and a resident of the school district at the beginning of the school year to complete the school year at the school he or she is attending without payment of tuition, even though the pupil is no longer a resident of the school district.

121.84(1)(a)2.

2. A school board shall permit a pupil who was a resident of the school district on the 3rd Friday in September or the 2nd Friday in January of the current school year and who has been enrolled in the school district for at least 20 school days during the current school year to complete the current school year at the school he or she is attending without payment of tuition, even though the pupil is no longer a resident of the school district.

121.84(1)(b)

(b) Upon request of a pupil's parent or guardian, a school board of a district operating high school grades shall permit a pupil who has gained 12th grade status in a high school under its jurisdiction and is a resident of the school district at the time of gaining such status to complete 12th grade at the high school without payment of tuition, even though the pupil is no longer a resident of the school district. This paragraph does not apply to a pupil to whom s. 121.78 (2) (br) applies.

121.84(1)(c)

(c) A school board may permit a foreign exchange student to attend school in the school district without payment of tuition.

121.84(1)(d)

(d) The school district of attendance shall continue to count pupils under this subsection in membership.

121.84(1m)

(1m) The school boards of 2 school districts operating high school grades may enter into an agreement under which a high school pupil who resides in one of the school districts as the result of a reorganization under ch. 117 and who has completed 9th and 10th grades at a high school in the other school district may complete his or her high school education at the latter high school without payment of tuition. The school district of attendance shall count the pupil in its membership for state aid purposes under subch. II.

121.84(4)

(4)

121.84(4)(a)

(a) A school board shall permit a pupil to whom all of the following apply to attend school in the school district in the current school year without payment of tuition:

121.84(4)(a)1.

1. The pupil was a resident of the school district on the 2nd Friday in January of the previous school year.

121.84(4)(a)2.

2. The pupil was enrolled in the school district continuously from the 2nd Friday in January of the previous school year to the end of the school term of the previous school year.

121.84(4)(a)3.

3. The pupil ceased to be a resident of the school district after the first Monday in February of the previous school year.

121.84(4)(a)4.

4. The pupil continues to be a resident of this state.

121.84(4)(b)

(b) If a pupil attends school in a school district outside the pupil's school district of residence under par. (a), s. 118.51 (12), (14), (16) and (17) apply to the pupil as if the pupil were attending school in a nonresident school district under s. 118.51. If the pupil is rejected as a result of s. 118.51 (12) (a), prohibited from attending as a result of s. 118.51 (12) (b) 1. or transferred as a result of s. 118.51 (12) (b) 2., s. 118.51 (9) applies.

121.84(5)

(5) The transportation requirement in s. 121.54 (2) shall not apply to transportation beyond the school district boundaries for pupils under this section.

121.84 - ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 90; 1977 c. 29, 78; 1985 a. 29, 218; 1989 a. 31, 114; 1997 a. 27, 286; 1999 a. 117.

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