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Admission Policy

Lake Area Technical College operates in full accordance with the state of South Dakota’s laws and the regulations of the State Board of Education.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Watertown School District 14-4 provides equal opportunity in its employment regulations, educational, and activity programs. It is the policy of the District not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, creed, religion, marital status, status in regard to public assistance, age, ancestry, or disability. The Board’s policy on nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public and individuals with whom it does business.

Persons with inquiries regarding implementation and compliance of Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 may contact the special services director. Those in need of accommodations should notify their instructor and make appropriate arrangements with Lake Area Tech’s Office of Disability Services at 882-5284, Ext. 399. Persons with inquiries regarding implementation and compliance regarding Title IX may contact the superintendent at 200 9th St. NE, Watertown, SD 57201, 605-882-6316 Additional inquiries may be directed to the Regional Director, Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80294.

Admission of Former Students

Any former student who was in good standing will be re-admitted if a suitable class schedule can be arranged for the applicant. All other applicants will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Remediation Courses

Remediation is available in math (MATH 090), writing (EN 090) and reading (RDG 090) for students whose scores are within one grade level of the program standards. Individual programs may have additional restrictions and requirements.