YSC, Title 16.  Education
 
 
 
Chapter 2.  Elementary Schools

201.   School districts.
202.   Elementary school attendance.
203.   Attendance of nonpublic school.

     201.  School districts.
     The following are hereby established as elementary school districts:

     (a)  Rumung School District consisting of all the villages in Rumung Municipality.

     (b)  Map School District consisting of all the villages in Map Municipality.

     (c)  Gagil School District consisting of all the villages in Gagil Municipality.

     (d)  Tomilang School District consisting of all the villages in Tomil Municipality except Gargey Village.

     (e)  Fanif School District consisting of Tafgif, Rumuu, Gargey, Malway, and Wuluu villages.

     (f)  North Fanif School District consisting of Run. uw, Yyin, Ayrach, Gilfith, and Rang villages.

     (g)  Bael School District consisting of Atliw, Numnung, Adbuwee, Okaw, Alog, and Dugor villages.

     (h)  Gaanelay School District consisting of Yinuf, Gitam, Dachngar, Talguw, Ngolog, Benik, Balabat, Worwoo, Keng, Maawech, Nimar, Mulroo and Mabuu villages.

     (i)  Dalipebinaw School District consisting of Kaday, Magaf, Binaw, Kanif, Aringel, Tagegin, Fedoor and Yoboch villages.

     (j)  Kanifay-Gilman School District consisting of all the villages in Kanifay Municipality plus Dulkan, Tabnifiy, Ngof, Lamer, and Luwech villages, and consisting of all the villages in Gilman Municipality plus Ley and Ngariy villages.

     (k)  Falalap School District consisting of  all the villages in Falalap, Ulithi Atoll and Sorol.

     (l)  Asor School District consisting of all the villages in Asor Island, Ulithi Atoll.

     (m)  Mogmog School District consisting of all the villages in Mogmog and Sogoloi Island, Ulithi Atoll.
 
     (n)  Fatharai School District consisting of all the villages in Fassarai and Lothou Island, Ulithi Atoll.

     (o)  Fais School District consisting of all the villages in Fais.

     (p)  Eauripik School District consisting of all the villages in Eauripik Atoll.

     (q)  Falalop School District consisting of all the villages in Falalop, Mariyang, Tagolap and Paliyau Islands, Woleai Atoll.

     (r)  Wottagai School District consisting of all the villages in Woteggai Island, Woleai Atoll.

     (s)  Seliap School District consisting of all the villages in Seliap Island, Woleai Atoll.

     (t)  Falalus School District consisting of all the villages in Falalus Island, Woleai Atoll.

     (u)  Faraulep School District consisting of all the villages in Faraulep Island, Faraulep Atoll.

     (v)  Piig School District consisting of all the villages in Piig Island, Faraulep Atoll.

     (w)  Ifalik School District consisting of all the villages in Ifalik Atoll.

     (x)  Lamotrek School District consisting of all the villages in Lamotrek Atoll.

     (y)  Elato School District consisting of all the villages in Elato.

     (z)  Satawal School District consisting of all the villages in Satawal Island.

     (aa)  Ngulu School District consisting of all the villages in Ngulu Island, Ngulu Atoll.

Source:  YDC 3100, as amended by YSL 1-56 1 and YSL 1-157 1, modified.

Cross-reference:  The constitutional provision on education is found in Yap Const., Art. XII, Sect. 2.  That section states:  "The State Government shall provide for public education and schools.  Public elementary education shall be free.  Traditions and customs of the people of this State shall be taught in public schools as provided by law".

     202.  Elementary school attendance.

     (a)  All children required to attend elementary school pursuant to the provisions of section 242 of Title 40 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia shall be required to attend the public elementary school in the school district in which he resides.

     (b)  Attendance at school shall be obligatory unless the student is specifically excused from attendance or unless the provisions of section 203 apply.

     (c)  Any parent, guardian or other person having responsibility under custom for the child whose attendance at school is obligatory shall send the child to school.  If any such child is absent from school without good cause, a trial court judge of the Yap State Court shall, upon a compliant brought by the State Attorney General, cause such child and the parents or guardians to be summoned to appear before him.  Upon a showing that the parent or guardian did not use proper diligence to enforce attendance, the parent or guardian shall be assessed a civil penalty not to exceed $25.00 for each day the child is absent from school.

Source:  YDC 3101, as amended by YSL 2-104 1, modified.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on the Yap State Court are found in Title 4 of this Code.

     203.  Attendance of nonpublic school.
     A child who is a resident of a school district shall be excused from attending the school in that district if he or she is attending a nonpublic school or otherwise if the district school board and the educational administrator approve.

Source:  YDC 3102, modified.