How do you determine if you student is part time or full time?

My son attended High School last year so he was a full time student from January thru May.  He has been taking Network Technology certification classes at the community school since August.  But he is not considered part time. So do I mark at least a part time student or not?
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    His 1098t would be checked in box 8 if at least half time
    If he is more than half time for one semester, he has that status for the entire tax year

    From IRS pub 970
    Enrolled at least half-time.   A student was enrolled at least half-time if the student was taking at least half the normal full-time work load for his or her course of study.

    The standard for what is half of the normal full-time work load is determined by each eligible educational institution. However, the standard may not be lower than any of those established by the U.S. Department of Education under the Higher Education Act of 1965.
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