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Work Permits

If you are under the age of 18 and are working while attending high school, you need a work permit.

 

Work Permit Application Forms are available:

 

Work Permit Process:

  1. Student picks up a Work Permit Application Form in the Career Center or Main Office
  2. Work Permit Application Form must be filled out completely by student, employer and signed by a parent/guardian 
  3. Student drops off completed Work Permit Application Form in the Career Center or in Ms. Caitlin Degrafft's mailbox
    • Please allow at least 48 hours to process
  4. If approved, the information is entered into Aeries and an Official Work Permit is printed and signed by the Assistant Principal or Principal
  5. Student can pick up Official Work Permit in the Career Center

 

General Rules:

  • Applications must be completely filled out by the student, the employer, and signed by a parent before they can be processed by ECHS.
  • We cannot accept applications without the student’s Social Security Number.
  • We do not process applications for students that are not ECHS students—these students would need to contact the Educational Support Services office—Dora Jaramillo 760.966.7828.

 

Approving Work Permits:

  • Schools are not required to approve work permits –it is a privilege for a student to be allowed to work while going to school.  School must come first.  Therefore our policy is:
    • Verify SS# and birthdate of student 
    • Check discipline issues
    • Check attendance issues
      • according to CA law, truant students cannot be issued a work permit
    • Check grades—should have at least a 2.0 GPA , no Ds or Fs. 
      • students with low grades/GPA’s may be granted a permit, but are flagged and monitored each grading period
    • AARC students must be approved by their counselor to work
  • Only the Assistant Principal or the Principal may sign work permits
  • Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA, no Ds or Fs, with satisfactory attendance & behavior or the permit may be revoked

 

Frequently Asked Questions—CA state law: State Law Website

 

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