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Policies

Board policies are available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. To view or download a file, click on the link to the right of each policy.

Chapter 1: Educational Philosophy

Section 1: EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY
1000 Educational Philosophy PDF
1001 Anti-Harassment and Bullying PDF
1002 Multicultural/Nonsexist PDF
1003 Cultural Proficiency Philosophy PDF
1004 School Improvement Through Shared Decision-Making PDF
1005 Anti Discrimination PDF
Section 2: CURRICULUM PHILOSOPHY
1100 Curriculum Development, Implementation and Evaluation PDF

Chapter 2: Board of Directors

Section 1: POWERS AND DUTIES
2000 Statement of Guiding Principles PDF
2001 Name of School District PDF
2002 Legal Status of the Board PDF
2003 General Powers and Duties PDF
2004 Elections PDF
2005 Oath of Office PDF
2006 Term of Office PDF
2009 Board Vacancies PDF
Section 2: STRUCTURE OF THE BOARD
2100 President PDF
2101 Vice-President PDF
2102 Absence of Officers PDF
2103 Secretary PDF
2104 Treasurer PDF
2105 Standards for School Board Members PDF
2106 Board Conflict of Interest PDF
2107 Compensation of Directors PDF
2108 Activities Passes PDF
2109 Membership in School Board Association PDF
Section 3: PROCEDURES OF OPERATION
2200 Formulation and Revision of Policies PDF
2201 Electronic Messaging PDF
2202 Adoption of Administrative Guidelines PDF
2203 Standing Committees PDF
2204 Temporary Committees PDF
2205 Activities Council PDF
2206 Legal Counsel PDF
2207 Board Travel PDF
2208 Public Information PDF
2209 Long-Range Needs Assessment PDF
2210 General Complaints by Citizens PDF
2211 Examination of School District Public Records PDF
Section 4: MEETINGS OF THE BOARD
2300 Meetings of the Board PDF
2301 Broadcasting of Board Meetings PDF
2310 Quorum for Meetings PDF
2311 Preparation of Agenda PDF
2312 Order of Business PDF
2313 Minutes of Board Meetings PDF
2314 Handling Grievances and Complaints PDF
2316 Rules of Order PDF

Chapter 3: Administration

Section 1: ADMINISTRATION COUNCIL
3500 Establishment of Executive Council PDF
3501 Chief Executive Officer PDF
3502-A Administrative Organization Plan PDF
3502-B Organizational Chart PDF
3503 Superintendent Evaluation PDF
Section 2: MISCELLANEOUS
3600 Activities Passes PDF
3603 Five Year Comprehensive Planning PDF
3604 Early Retirement PDF
3700 Administrator Evaluation PDF

Chapter 4: Personnel

Section 1: CONTRACTS AND ASSIGNMENTS
4000 School Calendar PDF
4001 Teacher/Nurse Contracts PDF
4002 Extension of School Year PDF
4004 Employee Resignations PDF
4005 Employee Retirements-Health Insurance PDF
4006 Retired Employee Lifetime Pass PDF
4007 Hourly Paid Employees PDF
4008 Temporary Appointments PDF
4009 Anti-Nepotism PDF
Section 2: RECRUITMENT AND CERTIFICATION
4100 Recruitment and Selection PDF
4101 Non-Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action PDF
Section 3: EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS
4200 Medical Exams for Personnel PDF
4201 Staff Evaluations PDF
4202 Licensed Employee Probationary Status PDF
Section 4: SALARIES AND BENEFITS
4300 Salary Schedule PDF
4302 Salaries, Leaves and Benefits PDF
4303 403(b) Contracts PDF
4304 Leave of Absence – Definition PDF
4305 Teacher Exchange Program PDF
4306 Visitation to Other Schools and/or Facilities PDF
4307 Professional Growth Credit Program PDF
4308 Early Retirement PDF
4312 Sick Leave for Part Time Employees PDF
4313 Family Medical Leave Act PDF
4314 Employee-Paid Medical Insurance PDF
4315 Return to Work PDF
Section 5: SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS
4400 Substitute Teachers PDF
Section 6: STUDENT TEACHERS
4500 Student Teacher/Nurse PDF
Section 7: MISCELLANEOUS
4600 Employee Conflict of Interest PDF
4601 Tobacco Free Environment PDF
4603 Recognition of Unions PDF
4604 Employee Safety and Health PDF
4605 Assault on Staff Members PDF
4606 Abuse of Students by School District Employees PDF
4608 Employee Suspensions PDF
4609 Substance-Free Workplace PDF
4610 Notification of Felony Convictions and Founded Complaints PDF
4611 Communicable Diseases PDF
4612 Employee Records PDF
4613 Employee Responsible Use of Technology PDF
4614 School Volunteers PDF
4615 Staff Email PDF
4616 Dishonesty PDF
4617 Student and Staff Inventions and Patents PDF
Section 8: COMMUNITY RELATIONS
4800 Memorials for Deceased Staff PDF

Chapter 5: Student Personnel

Section 1: GUIDING PRINCIPLES
5000 Statement of Guiding Principles PDF
Section 2: STUDENT ATTENDANCE
5100 School Age and Entrance Requirements PDF
5101 Boundary Lines for Attendance Centers PDF
5102 Student Records PDF
5103 Student Records Access PDF
5104 New Resident Students PDF
5105 International Students PDF
5106 Days of Attendance for Graduating Seniors PDF
5107 School Attendance PDF
5108 Juvenile Justice System Information Sharing PDF
5110 Homeless Children and Youth PDF
Section 3: STUDENT DISCIPLINE
5200 Student Behavior: Expectations and Consequences PDF
5201 Prohibition of Gangs and Gang Activity PDF
5202 Weapons PDF
5203 Physical Restraint PDF
Section 4: STUDENT ACTIVITIES
5300 Student Organizations PDF
5301 Fund Raising by and for School Approved Organizations PDF
5302 Participation in Charitable Activities PDF
5303 Student Publications PDF
5304 Achievement Recognition through School Closing PDF
5305 Participation Code for Activities PDF
5306 Student/Family Activities PDF
5307 Non-School Sports Participation Rule PDF
Section 5: HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS
5400 Emergency School Closings PDF
5401 Severe Weather Disaster PDF
5402 Communicable and Infectious Diseases PDF
5403 Student Health Services PDF
5405 Wellness PDF
Section 6: MISCELLANEOUS AND RELATED MATTERS
5500 Student Rosters PDF
5501 Law Enforcement-School Collaboration PDF
5502 Student Pictures PDF
5503 Reporting Child/Dependent Adult Abuse and Neglect PDF
5504 Student Responsible Use of Technology PDF

Chapter 6: Educational Program

Section 1: GENERAL ORGANIZATION
6000 Organization of Schools PDF
Section 2: PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION
6100 Summer School PDF
6102 Special Education Services PDF
6104 Global Education PDF
6105 School-to-Work Education PDF
6106 Teaching About Religions PDF
6107 Testing Program PDF
6108 School Counseling Program PDF
Section 3: INSTRUCTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS
6200 Field Trips PDF
6201 Foreign and Extended Travel, Domestic Student Trips PDF
6203 Resource People PDF
6204 Acceleration PDF
6205 Academic Freedom PDF
6206 Advertising in Schools PDF
6207 Political Activities in the Schools PDF
6208 Promotion and Retention PDF
6209 Minimum School Day for High School Students PDF
6210 Graduation Requirements PDF
6210-B Alternatives to Physical Education PDF
6212 Early Graduation PDF
6213 Academic Student Requirements PDF
6214 Parent Conferences PDF
6215 Elementary Class Size PDF
6216 Accountability Test Integrity/Test Preparation PDF
6217 Inter-District Open Enrollment PDF
6217-A Inter-District Open Enrollment – Insufficient Classroom Space PDF
6218 In-District Open Enrollment PDF
6219 Senior Year Plus Program PDF
6220 Competent Private Instruction PDF
6222 Student Special Health Services PDF
6223 School Library PDF
6224 Use of Copyrighted Information Resources PDF
6225 Use of Technology in Instruction PDF
6226 Instructional Materials Selection, Review and Reconsideration PDF
6227 Student Library Circulation Records PDF
6230 Distribution of Materials PDF
Section 4: AWARDS
6300 Academic Letters PDF

Chapter 7: Auxiliary Services

Section 1:FREE AND REDUCED PRICED MEALS
7000 Free and Reduced Price for Breakfast/Lunch Program PDF
7001 Meal Account Balance PDF
7002 Unpaid Meal Accounts PDF
Section 2: TRANSPORTATION
7100 Student Transportation PDF
7102 Activity and Field Trip Transportation Services PDF
7103 Inclement Weather PDF
7104 Bus Procedures PDF
7105 Operators of School Vehicles PDF
7106 Discharging Pupils From School Buses PDF
7107 Supervisor Responsibilities on School District’s or Private Vehicles PDF
7108 School Bus Student Restraining Devices PDF
7109 Bus Video Monitoring Systems PDF
7110 School Bus Service on Dead-end and End-of-District Roads PDF
7111 Permanent or Temporary Student Transportation Services PDF
7112 Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing Program PDF
7113 Items on School Buses PDF
7114 School Bus Travel into Private Subdivisions PDF
7115 Vehicle Idling PDF
Section 3: HEALTH
7200 Administration of Medication to Students PDF
7201 Prevention of False Claims, Fraud & Abuse in Government Funded Health Programs PDF
7202 Animals in the Classroom PDF

Chapter 8: Business

Section 1: PHILOSOPHY
8000 Statement of Guiding Principles PDF
Section 2: BUDGET
8001 Planning the Budget PDF
8002 Preparation and Presentation of the Budget PDF
8003 Requirements of the Budget PDF
8004 Publication of the Budget PDF
8005 Public Hearing and Budget Review PDF
8006 Budget Adoption by the Board PDF
8007 Budget as a Spending Plan PDF
Section 3: ACCOUNTING
8010 Transfer of Inactive Account Funds PDF
8011 Financial Accounting System PDF
8012 Local, State, and Federal Revenue PDF
8013 Fixed Assets PDF
8014 Internal Financial Controls PDF
8015 Financial Records PDF
Section 4: STUDENT FEES
8020 Student Fees PDF
8021 Educational Materials Fee PDF
8022 Refunding of Book Fees PDF
8023 Collection of Book Fees PDF
8024 Fines and Charges PDF
Section 5: FINANCE
8030 Investments PDF
8031 Depository of Funds PDF
Section 6: BONDING
8040 Sale of Bonds PDF
8041 Tax Compliance and Record Retention for Tax-Exempt Governmental Bonds PDF
Section 7: GIFTS AND GRANTS
8051 Gifts to Public Officials and School District Employees PDF
Section 8: PURCHASING
8060 Purchasing PDF
8061 Requisitions PDF
8062 Purchase Orders PDF
8063 Receiving Supplies and Equipment PDF
8064 Approval of Payment for Goods and Services PDF
Section 9: CONTRACTS
8070 Award of Contract PDF
8071 Contractors and Equal Opportunity PDF
8072 Contracts PDF
8073 Bids and Awards for Construction Contracts PDF
Section 10: PAYROLL
8080 Payroll Periods PDF
8081 Payroll Deductions PDF
Section 11: TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENTS
8090 Travel Allowance PDF
Section 12: CLAIMS
8100 Advance Payments and Discounted Bills PDF
8102 Parent Transportation Reimbursement PDF
Section 13: REPORTS
8110 Treasurer’s Monthly Report PDF
8111 Publication Requirements PDF
8113 Audits PDF
Section 14: RECORDS
8120 Board of Director’s Records PDF
8122 Student Records PDF
Section 15: INSURANCE AND SURETY BONDS
8130 Insurance Program PDF
8131 Periodic Review of Insurance Program PDF
8132 Bonds for Officers and Employees PDF
Section 16: PROPERTY
8140 Capital Assets PDF
8141 Staff and Outside Use of School Property and Equipment PDF
8142 Disposal of School Furniture, Materials, and Equipment PDF
8143 District Vehicles PDF
Section 17: INVENTORY
8160 Credit Cards PDF

Chapter 9: Buildings and Sites

Section 1: MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS
9001 Reporting of Damage to School Property PDF
9003 Evacuation of Building PDF
9004 Visitors to School District Buildings, Sites, and Events PDF
9005 Public Conduct on School Premises PDF
9006 Use of Solvent Based Painting Materials on Building Projects PDF
9007 Naming School Building Sites, Facilities, or Spaces PDF
9008 Integrated Pest Management PDF
9009 Educational Specifications for Buildings and Sites PDF
9010 Energy and Sustainable Management PDF
9011 Unmanned Aircrafts – Drones PDF

Chapter 10: School-Community Relations

Section 1: CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
10001 Parent Teacher Groups PDF
10002 Citizen-Advisory Committees PDF
Section 2: USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
10101 Community use of School Buildings PDF
Section 3: USE OF COMMUNITY FACILITIES
10200 Rental of Community Facilities PDF
Section 4: COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
10300 Acceptance of Donation to Facility and Site PDF
10301 Gifts, Grants, and Bequests PDF
Section 5: NEWS MEDIA RELATIONS
10401 News Media Relations PDF