State law specifically allows for fees for participation.
Georgia Compiled Rules & Regulations 160-5-1-.12. Student Fees and Charges/Required Student Equipment and Materials
- (e) A school system may charge fees for extracurricular activities. Such charges shall not be made a condition of participation or credit in an instructional program. Fees for extracurricular activities that may be charged to students include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Gate admissions;
- Student publications;
- Graduation fees if participation is not required;
- Activity fees;