Mandatory School Attendance Age

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For the school year commencing July 1, 2011, and each school year thereafter, the parent or person having control of a child seventeen years of age may consent to such child’s withdrawal from school. Such parent or person shall personally appear at the school district office and sign a withdrawal form.

For more information on this and more regarding school policies, go to the Connecticut Judicial Branch Libraries webpage on Connecticut Law About School Law: http://www.jud.ct.gov/lawlib/law/school.htm

Click on Chapter 168 – School Attendance and Employment of Children Sec. 10-184.

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SOURCE: Connecticut. State Department of Education
PREPARED BY: 211/mm
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: October2021