Open Enrollment Policies: State Profile

Open Enrollment Policies: State Profile - South Carolina

Last updated: June 2013. Please contact Emily Workman (303.299.3655 or eworkman@ecs.org) with questions or comments about the database.
 

Open Enrollment Survey 2013
Does the state have a Voluntary Intradistrict Open Enrollment program? Not addressed.
Does the state have a Mandatory Intradistrict Open Enrollment program? NO
Does the state have a Voluntary Interdistrict Open Enrollment program? YES
District boards may if would better accommodate the student and/or the student lives closer to receiving district schools.
Does the state have a Mandatory Interdistrict Open Enrollment program? NO
Does the state provide districts “Opt Out” provisions for open enrollment programs? YES
School or district may deny if enrollment in a certain school may threaten to result in riot, civil commotion or may disturb the peace of the citizens of the community in which the school is located.
Does the state set priorities for districts to follow when accepting students for open enrollment? Not addressed.
Who is responsible for student transportation? Not addressed.
Do desegregation provisions impact open enrollment programs? Not addressed.

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