Married Students 5-20

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 5-20


Married Students

Married students of school age may be enrolled or continue in the schools. Such students shall be accorded the same rights, privileges and responsibilities as other students. Married students under the age of eighteen years old are considered emancipated and have the same rights as adult students. Unless authorized by his/her spouse or court order, a married student does not have the right to access student records of or make educational decisions for his/her spouse.

Editor's Note

For pregnant or parenting students see School Board Policy 5-19.

Code of Virginia §16.1-334, as amended. Effects of order.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-3. Persons to whom public schools shall be free.

School Board Policy 5-19

Adopted by School Board: June 15, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Adopted by School Board: August 18, 2015
Amended by School Board: February 12, 2019