TALBOT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
POLICY CODE- 10.11-AR
EASTON, MD 21601
STUDENT WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURES - AR
I. For Students, Age *16, Who Express the Desire to Withdraw
A. Referral to appropriate school counselor
B. Assessment by counselor (motivation to withdraw clarified)
C. If a school-based solution appears possible, counselor identifies appropriate alternatives or
refers to Multi-level Intervention Process (MLIP).
D. If a school-based solution does not appear possible, counselor refers case (with
documentation) to Supervisor of Student Services/designee for exit interview.
E. During exit interview, Supervisor of Student Services/designee meets with both
parent and student to discuss all possible educational alternatives.
F. If no acceptable alternatives are identified as a result of I. E., the withdrawal process is
II. For Students, Age *16, Who Refuse to Go Through the Withdrawal Procedure
A. Referral to Student Services
B. Investigation conducted by Student Services Worker; home visit if
C. Same as "I. E." above; conducted by Student Services Worker.
D. If no acceptable alternative is identified as a result of I. C., the withdrawal process is completed;
withdrawal statement signed.
III. Administrative Process
A. Student withdrawal is only official when certified through the Office of
Student Services. Written notification to Principal will be made and will include
official withdrawal date and withdrawal code.
B. The Principal or Principal's designate is responsible for accurately recording withdrawal
information and/or correct data entry.
* July 1, 2015 compulsory age for school attendance is 17.
* July 1, 2017 compulsory age for school attendance is 18.