Section 11-42-85

Right of children residing in territory exempt from taxation to attend public schools of city.

The public schools of the city, to the extent that the same are supported and maintained by revenue derived from all sources, except appropriations made from the city treasury derived from city taxes or other source of city revenue, shall be open to children residing in the territory exempt from taxation under the provisions of this article the same as the schools are open to the children residing within the corporate limits of the city other than the territory exempt from taxation.

As to that portion of any term of the public schools in the city supported and maintained by appropriations made from the city treasury derived from city taxes or other source of city revenue, children residing in the territory which is exempt from taxation under the provisions of this article shall have the right to attend on the payment for the use of the city of a per capita tuition fixed (if any) by the school board or other governing body having control of the schools on a basis of what is equitable and just, taking into consideration the cost and expense of supporting and maintaining such schools for such portion of any term as is supported and maintained by and from city revenue.

(Code 1907, §1119; Code 1923, §1813; Code 1940, T. 37, §181.)