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All Linn-Mar students, Pre-K through 12th grade, will attend classes virtually from Monday, November 30th through Friday, December 11th, 2020. Click Here to learn more.

Attendance Exception Requests

Parents/guardians of Linn-Mar resident students wishing to attend a Linn-Mar school outside their assigned attendance center (residing school) must submit their annual written request for an attendance exception request (AER) in by March 1st of the presiding school year. For example: AER forms for the 2020-21 school year beginning in August 2020 must be submitted by March 1, 2020.

Please Note:

  • If you have multiple students, a separate request for each student is required.
  • Requests will be evaluated after an assessment of classroom space is made.
  • Requests are not guaranteed from year-to-year. You must reapply on an annual basis.
  • District transportation is not provided to students enrolled on AER status.

Download an AER Form

Please return AER forms and direct any questions to:
Terri Mohler, Admin Asst to the Associate Superintendent
2999 N 10th St – Room 200, Marion IA 52302
319-447-3014 / Email:

Please Note: If you live within the Linn-Mar Community School District and you wish for your student to attend another school district, you need to submit an open enrollment request.

Click here for more information on open enrollment requests.