2015 ORS § 339.010¹

School attendance required

(1) Except as provided in ORS 339.030 (Exemptions from compulsory school attendance), all children between the ages of 6 and 18 years who have not completed the 12th grade are required to regularly attend a public full-time school during the entire school term.

(2) All children five years of age who have been enrolled in a public school are required to attend regularly the public school while enrolled in the public school.

(3) For the purpose of subsection (1) of this section, a child is considered to be six years of age if the sixth birthday of the child occurred on or before September 1 immediately preceding the beginning of the current school term.

(4) For a child who is six years of age, the requirement of subsection (1) of this section is met if the child regularly attends any grade of a public full-time school during the entire school term. [Amended by 1965 c.100 §274; 2012 c.91 §13; 2015 c.234 §1]

Note: The amendments to 339.010 (School attendance required) by section 1, chapter 234, Oregon Laws 2015, take effect July 1, 2016. See section 5, chapter 234, Oregon Laws 2015. The text that is effective until July 1, 2016, is set forth for the users convenience.

339.010 (School attendance required). Except as provided in ORS 339.030 (Exemptions from compulsory school attendance):

(1) All children between the ages of 7 and 18 years who have not completed the 12th grade are required to attend regularly a public full-time school during the entire school term.

(2) All children five or six years of age who have been enrolled in a public school are required to attend regularly the public school while enrolled in the public school.


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 339—School Attendance; Admission; Discipline; Safety, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors339.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.