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Act 66 Form of 2021-2022 School Year

Additionally, Act 66 permits a student with a disability who was enrolled during the 2020-21 school year and turned age 21 during the 2020-21 school year, or between the end of the 2020-21 and the beginning of the 2021-22 school year, to attend a school entity during the 2021-22 school year and receive services as outlined on their most recent Individualized Education Program (IEP) with all the protections under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 

As required by Act 66, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) developed and posted online a standard form (link) for parents/guardians to notify school entities of their child’s plan to remain in the school and/or current grade level for the 2021-22 school year. The Act 66 Student Grade Level Retainment Notification Form is (attached), and should be submitted to the following individuals based on the building your child attends:

Mr. Dan Consuegra – High School Principal – consuegrad@apolloridge.com

Mr. Travis Barta – Middle School Principal – bartat@apolloridge.com

Dr. Courtney Anderson – Elementary School Principal – anderson@apolloridge.com

Parents/guardians or students who wish to take advantage of Act 66 must complete, sign, and submit the Act 66 of 2021 Student Grade Level Retainment Notification Form to the student’s district and/or school on or before July 15, 2021.

Please note, students 18 or older who plan to repeat a grade level during the 2021-22 school year must complete and submit their own form. For a student with a disability who turned 21 during the time periods listed above, both the parent/guardian and the student must complete the form. Forms are to be submitted to the district and/or school in which the student will attend in the 2021-22 school year - they may not be submitted to PDE.

Guidance and answers to FAQs on Act 66 of 2021 is now available on PDE’s website.