Open-enrollment policies allow a student to transfer to a public school of his or her choice. There are two basic types of open-enrollment policies.
Depending on the state, open-enrollment policies are mandatory, voluntary, or both.
|Open Enrollment Survey 2017|
|Does the state have open enrollment programs?||Yes, mandatory intradistrict, voluntary interdistrict.|
Intradistrict: Parents must be allowed to send students to the public school nearest their home within their school district attendance area.
Interdistrict: School districts may enter into a written agreement with other districts to allow students to attend school in a nonresident district.
Citations: Ky. Rev. Stat. § 157.350, § 159.070
|Do desegregation provisions impact open enrollment programs?||Not addressed.|
|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.|