attendance is the actual presence of a pupil at school or away
from school on a school day and engaged in an educational activity
which is a part of the approved instructional program.
Requirements for School Attendance
children who will have attained the age of six (6) years by
February 1 of any school year or who are older than six (6) years
of age, but have not attained the age of 18 years must attend
school regularly during the entire school term.
who have attained the age of three (3) years on or before
September 1 of the school year are eligible for admission to
pre-kindergarten early intervention programs during that school
child entering kindergarten for the first time must be five (5)
years old on or before September 1 of the school year.
child entering first grade must be six (6) years old on or before
September 1 of the school year and must have satisfactorily
completed the requirements for kindergarten in a public school or
a non public school from which the school district accepts
transfer of academic credit.
students must have a valid certificate of immunization or
exemption on file before enrolling in or attending school.
Specific immunizations are listed on the
thirty (30) school days of a child's initial entry to a school in
the state of Florida, the principal shall require evidence of a
physical examination performed within one year prior to the date