Virginia School entrance Laws
The following statutes contained in the Code of Virginia govern enrollment requirements for students entering the public schools.
The complete Code of Virginia may be found at http://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode.
§ 22.1-1. Definitions.
§ 22.1-3. Persons to whom public schools shall be free.
§ 22.1-5. Regulations concerning admission of certain persons to schools; tuition charges.
§ 22.1-199. Kindergarten programs suitable for certain children.
§ 22.1-254. Compulsory attendance required; excuses and waivers; alternative education program attendance; exemptions from article.
§ 22.1-254.1. Declaration of policy; requirements for home instruction of children.
§ 22.1-260. Reports of children enrolled and not enrolled; nonattendance; social security numbers required.
§ 22.1-270. Preschool physical examinations.
§ 22.1-271.2. Immunization requirements.
§ 32.1-47. Exclusion from school of children not immunized.