Clarification Regarding Controlled Open Enrollment

F.S. 1002.31 – Controlled Open Enrollment; Public School Parental Choice
(2)(a) Beginning by the 2017-2018 school year, as part of a school district’s or charter school’s controlled open enrollment process, and in addition to the existing public school choice programs provided in s. 1002.20(6)(a), each district school board or charter school shall allow a parent from any school district in the state whose child is not subject to a current expulsion or suspension to enroll his or her child in and transport his or her child to any public school, including charter schools, that has not reached capacity in the district, subject to the maximum class size pursuant to s.1003.03...
(b) Each school district and charter school capacity determinations for its schools must be current and must be identified on the school district and charter school’s websites…
 
Non-Traditional Students (Bolded Below)
An FHSAA member school must be under capacity for a non-traditional student to participate at the respective school if the selected school is not the zoned public school of the student. Non-Traditional students residing within the selected public schools attendance zone are eligible to participate regardless of capacity, provided the student meets all other eligibility requirements.
 
F.S. 1006.15
(3) (c) An individual home education student is eligible to participate at the public school to which the student would be assigned according to district school board attendance area policies or which the student could choose to attend pursuant to s. 1002.31, or may develop an agreement to participate at a private school, in the interscholastic extracurricular activities of that school…
     3. The home education student must meet the same residency requirements as other students in the school at which he or she participates.
     4. The home education student must meet the same standards of acceptance, behavior, and performance as required of other students in extracurricular activities.
(3) (d) An individual charter school student pursuant to s. 1002.33 is eligible to participate at the public school to which the student would be assigned according to district school board attendance area policies or which the student could attend in any interscholastic extracurricular activity of that school, unless such activity is provided by the student’s charter school…
     3. The charter school student must meet the same residency requirements as other students in the school at which he or she participates.
     4. The charter school student must meet the same standards of acceptance, behavior, and performance that are required of other students in extracurricular activities.
 
(3) (e) A student of the Florida Virtual School full-time program may participate in any interscholastic extracurricular activity at the public school to which the student would be assigned according to district school board attendance area policies or which the student could choose to attend pursuant to s. 1002.31…
     3. Meets the same residency requirements as other students in the school at which he or she participates.
     4. Meets the same standards of acceptance, behavior, and performance that are required of other students in extracurricular activities.
 
(8) (a) (1) (b) Requirements for a private school student to participate, including, but not limited to, meeting the same standards of eligibility, acceptance, behavior, educational progress, and performance which apply to other students participating in interscholastic or intrascholastic sports…
 
(8) (g) Only students who are enrolled in non-FHSAA member private schools consisting of 125 students or fewer are eligible to participate in the program in any given academic year.