Procedure for Enrolling Homeschool or Parochial Students
Each homeschooled or parochial student who is applying to attend Capital Area Career Center needs to register as a part-time student in the public school district in which he/she resides by May 1st and submit documentation with the registration stating that the home school district will pay the CACC tuition.
School Code states:
(105 ILCS 5/10-20.24) (from Ch. 122, par. 10-20.24)
Sec. 10-20.24. Part-time Attendance. To accept in part-time attendance in the regular education program of the district pupils enrolled in nonpublic schools if there is sufficient space in the public school desired to be attended. Request for attendance in the following school year must be submitted by the nonpublic school principal to the public school before May 1. Request may be made only to those public schools located in the district where the child attending the nonpublic school resides.
To accept, pursuant to the provisions of Section 14-6.01, in part-time attendance resident pupils of the types described in Sections 14-1.02 through 14-1.07 who are enrolled in nonpublic schools.
(Source: P.A. 80-1509.)
Member district students are given first priority. When classes are at capacity, parochial, homeschooled and non-member district students are given the opportunity to choose another class.
If you have any questions, please contact Jodi Ferriell, Director, at 217-529-5431, ext. 175 or