Note: These requirements concerning driver’s licenses were deemed unconstitutional by the KY Supreme Court on December 18, 2003 and may no longer be applicable.
Any applicant for a permit who is under the age of eighteen (18) who has not graduated from high school shall provide proof issue by his school within the preceding sixty (60) days that the applicant is currently enrolled or has been enrolled in the prior semester of school and is not or has not been found academically deficient. If a student is being schooled at home, a statement from his parent or guardian that he is being schooled at home and is not academically deficient shall be provided.
A student shall be deemed to have dropped out of school when he has nine (9) or more unexcused absences in the preceding semester. Any absences due to suspension shall be unexcused absences. A student shall be deemed to be academically deficient when he has not received passing grades in a least four (4) courses, or the equivalent of four (4) courses, in the preceding semester.