Work Permit

Before completing a work permit application, please read the following requirements and expectations:

  • Students may bring in work permit applications only during non-class hours.   Students may email the work permit applications to [email protected] at any time.
  • Students with irregular attendance, or less than 93% attendance in school, may be denied a work permit or the work permit may be revoked.  93% positive attendance also includes tardies, individual classes missed, and total school hours missed.
  • Students with failing grades are also subject to review and may be denied a work permit or the work permit may be revoked.  
  • Students who have a current truancy filing must provide a copy of a court order indicating their truancy case was closed or dismissed.  
  • Students enrolled at Community Schools, a private school, or a school outside of the Akron Public School District, must complete his / her work permit with the school he / she is enrolled.  APS will not complete a work permit for a student not enrolled into and attending APS.  

To complete a work permit, please see below options of completion process's:

Process 1: Completed work permit applications (all 3 sections - application and physician's certificate)  can be brought to 10 North Main St to be reviewed by Engagement Center staff after school hours. Please bring students picture ID or birth certificate to verify age.

Process 2: To submit the work permit online, the student emails the completed work permit form (all 3 sections - application and physician's certificate) along with a copy of their picture ID or birth certificate and their student ID# to [email protected]. The district will then process the work permit, print the student's copy and email it back to the student. The student will be instructed to sign the permit prior to giving it to their employer.  Please use [email protected] to complete this process or any questions you may have.

Physician's Certificate
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