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Edmonds School District

Home/Hospital Instruction

Home/Hospital instruction is provided to students who are temporarily unable to attend school for an estimated period of four weeks or more because of a physical and/or mental disability or illness. The program does not provide tutoring to students caring for an infant or a relative who is ill.

School districts determine student eligibility for Home/Hospital tutoring based on the requirements found in Washington Administrative Code WAC 392-172A-02100 and guidelines for district administration of the Home/Hospital Instruction Program.

  1. Home/Hospital instruction is limited to services as deemed necessary to provide temporary intervention as a result of physical and/or mental disability or illness.
  2. Home/Hospital services are limited to a maximum of 18 weeks. Weeks of absences may be consecutive or intermittent but may not exceed the 18-week limit.
  3. Tutoring is not provided during school vacations unless students are enrolled in a district summer school program.

Need More Information? Laura Buccieri, Health Services (425) 431-3001