School Board Policies

School Board Policies - Series 100 (Section B - School Board Governance & Operations)

Click on the policy, rule, or form you would like to review. Policies new or revised as of December 1997, will be available as time permits. 

Please note: The school board is in the process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system.  Under the new system, Section B - School Board Governance and Operations will be known as Series 100 - Board Operations.

SCHOOL BOARD POLICY AND PHILOSOPHY OF GOVERNANCE  NEW 9/6/16

110 - SCHOOL DISTRICT MISSION  NEW 9/6/16

111 - SCHOOL DISTRICT GOALS  NEW 9/6/16

112.1 - STRATEGIC PLANNING  REVISED 8/15/16

112.2 - CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT  NEW 9/6/16

120 - SCHOOL DISTRICT LEGAL STATUS  NEW 9/6/16

120 - BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS  

130 - SCHOOL BOARD LEGAL STATUS  NEW 9/6/16

131 - BOARD MEMBERS ELECTIONS   REVISED 8/15/16

132 - BOARD MEMBER RESIGNATION/REMOVAL FROM OFFICE  NEW 9/6/16

133 - BOARD VACANCIES   REVISED 6/20/16

133 RULE - BOARD MEMBERS - EVALUATION OF CANDIDATES   

141 - BOARD OFFICERS  

141 RULE - BOARD OFFICERS - OFFICER ELECTION AND DUTIES 

142 - DISTRICT LEGAL COUNSEL  (RESCINDED 2/5/18)

143 - CONSULTANTS TO THE DISTRICT   NEW 9/6/16

151 - BOARD POLICY ADOPTION AND REVIEW   REVISED 1/4/16

151.1 - POLICY DISSEMINATION REVISED 8/15/16

151.2 - ADMINISTRATION IN POLICY ABSENCE  9/6/16

153 - BOARD EVALUATION  

154 - LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY  NEW 9/6/16

154 RULE - LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY COMMUNICATIONS AND ROLE OF LIAISON    NEW 9/6/16

161 - BOARD MEMBER AUTHORITY  REVISED 8/15/16

163 - BOARD MEMBER DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES  NEW 9/6/16

164 - BOARD MEMBER COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES  NEW 9/6/16

165 - BOARD MEMBER CONDUCT/ETHICS  REVISED 8/15/16

165.1 - BOARD MEMBER CONFLICTS OF INTEREST  NEW 9/6/16

166 - BOARD MEMBER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS  NEW 9/6/16

171 - REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS  

171.2 - AGENDA PREPARATION AND DISSEMINATION  

171.2 RULE - AGENDA PREPARATION AND DISSEMINATION  

172 - SPECIAL BOARD MEETINGS  

173 - CLOSED SESSION MEETINGS  

175 - ANNUAL AND SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETINGS  NEW 9/6/16

181 - RULES OF ORDER  

183 - VOTING METHODS   REVISED 8/15/16

184 - BOARD MINUTES  

184-R - BOARD MINUTES  

185 - BOARD COMMITTEES  

185-Exhibit - BOARD COMMITTEES  

186 - ADVISORY COMMITEES   

187 - PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT BOARD MEETINGS  

187-Rule - PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT BOARD MEETINGS   

BBBA - BOARD MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS

BBBA-R - BOARD MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS

School Board Policies - Section C - General School Administration

Click on the policy, rule, or form you would like to review. Policies new or revised as of December 1997, will be available as time permits. 

Please note: The school board is in the process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system.  Under the new system, Section C - Administration will be known as Series 200 - Administration.

224 - SHARED DECISION MAKING - BOARD/ADMINISTRATOR RELATIONS  11/7/17

225 - EVALUATION OF THE SUPERINTENDENT   REVISED 2/04/13

225-E - SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION FORM  REVISED 2/04/13

CB - DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR

CBA - QUALIFICATIONS AND DUTIES OF THE DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR

CBB - RECRUITMENT AND APPOINTMENT OF THE ADMINISTRATOR

CDC/CDD - DISTRICT/CENTRAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT 

School Board Policies - Series 300 (Section I) Instruction

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Please note: The school board is in the process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system.

Administrative Rules and Exhibits for Series 300 - Instruction are available here.

310 - INSTRUCTIONAL PHILOSOPHY

311 - ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES

321 - ANNUAL SCHOOL CALENDAR AND SCHOOL HOURS

323 - CEREMONIES AND OBSERVANCES/RELIGION

330 - CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPROVEMENT

333 - PARENT RIGHTS IN RELATION TO DISTRICT PROGRAMS/ACTIVITIES AND STUDENT PRIVACY

342.1 - PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

342.11 - INDEPENDENT EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION POLICY

342.2 - GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM

343.44 - PART-TIME OPEN ENROLLMENT 4/23/18

343.45 - TECHNICAL COLLEGE COURSE PROGRAM 4/23/18

343.46 - EARLY COLLEGE CREDIT PROGRAM 4/23/18

345.6 - GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

345.62 - HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CEREMONIES/ACTIVITIES 5/6/19

345.64 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION CREDIT OPTION

346 - STUDENT ASSESSMENT 1/9/17

347 - STUDENT RECORDS

361.2 - LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER MATERIAL SELECTION AND RECONSIDERATION 1/9/17

362.1 - INTERLIBRARY LOAN 1/9/17

363.2 - ACCEPTABLE, SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

363.3 - TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

370 - EXTRACURRICULAR AND CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 9/4/18

383.2 - ANIMALS IN THE SCHOOL/ON DISTRICT PROPERTY10/16/17

IA - INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS

ID - SCHOOL DAY

IGAC - TEACHING ABOUT RELIGION

IGAD - OCCUPATION EDUCATION

IGAE - HEALTH EDUCATION

IGAG - TEACHING ABOUT DRUGS, ALCOHOL, TOBACCO

IGAJ - DRIVER EDUCATION

IGBA - PROGRAMS FOR HANDICAPPED STUDENTS

IGBAB - INDEPENDENT EDUCATIONAL EVALUATIONS

IGBB - GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS PROGRAMS

IGBC - TITLE 1 PARENT INVOLVEMENT

IGBE - REMEDIAL INSTRUCTION

IGBG - HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION

IGBJ - STUDENTS AT RISK

IGCD - K-10 DUAL ENROLLMENT

IGCDA - YOUTH OPTIONS PROGRAM

IGCF - ENRICHMENT

IGDC - COCURRICULAR AND INTERSCHOLASTIC PROGRAMS

IGDAA - EQUAL ACCESS NON CURRICULUM STUDENT GROUPS

IGDA - STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

IGDB - STUDENT PUBLICATIONS

IGDD - STUDENT PERFORMANCES

IGDF - STUDENT FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES

IGDH - CONTESTS FOR STUDENTS

IGDJ - INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS

IGDK - ALTOONA SCHOOL DISTRICT ACTIVITIES POLICY

IHA - GROUPING FOR INSTRUCTION

IHB - CLASS SIZE

IHG - INDEPENDENT STUDY

II - INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES

IIA - INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

IIAA - TEXTBOOK SELECTION AND ADOPTION

IIAB - SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS SELECTION/ADOPTION

IIAC - MEDIA CENTER MATERIALS SELECTION POLICY

IIAD - SPECIAL INTEREST MATERIALS

IIBA - CLASSROOM ASSISTANTS

IIB - INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES

IIBCA - LIBRARY RECORDS CONFIDENTIALITY

IIBC/IIBD - SCHOOL LIBRARIES

IIBCD - MEDIA PROGRAM SERVICES

IIBE - INSTRUCTIONAL TELEVISION

IIBG - TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTABLE USE/STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT

IIBGA - TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTABLE USE/EMPLOYEE CODE OF CONDUCT

IIC - COMMUNITY INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES

IICA - FIELD TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS

IICAA - OVERNIGHT TRIPS

IICC - SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS

IJ - GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING PROGRAM

IKA - GRADING SYSTEMS

IKAE - RELEASE OF PUPIL RECORDS IN DIVORCES, GUARDIANSHIPS, AND FOSTER CARE PLACEMENTS

IKE - RETENTION OF STUDENTS

IKEB - ACCELERATION POLICY

IKFA - EARLY GRADUATION

IKG - GRANTING CREDIT FOR GRADUATION AS RELATED TO SPECIAL COURSEWORK

ILB - TESTING FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

ILBA - ANNUAL NOTICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION REFERRAL AND EVALUATION PROCEDURES

ILC - TESTING OF LIMITED ENGLISH SPEAKING STUDENTS

ILCA - POLICY FOR RECLASSIFICATION AND MONITORING OF LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT STUDENTS

INDB - FLAG DISPLAY

School Board Policies - Series 400 (Section J) - Students

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Please note: The school board is in the process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system. Under the new system, this section will be known as Series 400 - Students.

Administrative Rules and Exhibits for Series 400 - Students are available here.

411 - STUDENT NONDISCRIMINATION/EQUAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

423 - PUBLIC SCHOOL OPEN ENROLLMENT 12/22/15

424 - PARTICIPATION OF NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN DISTRICT COURSES AND ACTIVITIES 2/15/16

441.2 - STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

446.2 - USE OF CANINE UNITS IN SEARCH ACTIVITIES 10/19/15

453.31 - MANAGEMENT OF PEDICULOSIS (HEAD LICE) IN THE SCHOOLS 4/15/19

458 - HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROMOTION (SCHOOL WELLNESS) 9/18/17

460 - STUDENT AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS 1/5/15

JA - STUDENT POLICY GOALS

JB - EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

JBA - POLICY AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT

JBB - BULLYING, CYBER-BULLYING AND HAZING

JE - STUDENT ATTENDANCE

JEA - DELAYED PLACEMENT FOR FIVE-YEAR OLDS

JEB - ENTRANCE AGE

JECA - ADMISSION OF TRANSFER STUDENTS

JEE - STUDENT ATTENDANCE ACCOUNTING

JFC - STUDENT CONDUCT

JFCA - STUDENT DRESS

JFCB - CARE OF SCHOOL PROPERTY BY STUDENTS

JFCC - STUDENT CONDUCT ON SCHOOL BUSES

JFCH / JFCI - STUDENT ALCOHOL AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ABUSE

JFCJ - POSSESSION OR USE OF WEAPONS

JFCK - STUDENT USE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES

JFGA - STUDENT INTERVIEWS WITH OUTSIDE AGENCY PERSONNEL

JGA - USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE BY STAFF

JGE - DISCIPLINE, SUSPENSION AND EXPULSION OF PUPILS WITH DISABILITIES

JH - STUDENT USE OF HANDICAPPED LIFTS AND/OR ELEVATORS

JHC - SCHOOL EMERGENCY ILLNESS, INJURY POLICY

JHCC - COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

JHCD - ADMINISTERING MEDICATIONS TO STUDENTS

JHCE - STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

JHCF - PUBLIC ACCESS DEFIBRILLATION POLICY

JHFD - STUDENT MOTOR VEHICLE USE

JHG - POLICY FOR REPORTING CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT

JHH - SUDDEN DEATH CRISIS PREVENTION/INTERVENTION

JI - STUDENT AWARDS

JIB - ACADEMIC AWARDS

JIBB - HONOR CARD PROGRAM

JIC - ATHLETIC AWARDS

JID - MUSIC AWARDS

JK - EMPLOYMENT OF STUDENTS

JP - FILMING, PHOTOGRAPHING OR VIDEOTAPING IN THE SCHOOLS

Board Policies - Series 500 (Section G - Personnel)

Click on the policy, rule, or form you would like to review. Policies new or revised as of December 1997, will be available as time permits. This site is maintained by Joyce Orth CPS, school board secretary.

Please note: The school board is in the process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system.  Under the new system, this section will be known as Series 500 - Personnel.

Administrative Rules and Exhibits for Series 500 - Personnel are available here.

511 - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT  

512 - HARASSMENT AND ACTS OF DISCRIMINATION  

521.1 - STAFF COMMUNICATIONS AND LINES OF RESPONSIBILITY - RESCINDED 11/6/17

522.71 - ELECTRONIC MEDIA & SOCIAL MEDIA  

524 - EMPLOYEE PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE  9/19/16

526 - PERSONNEL RECORDS  REVISED 9/6/16

527 - GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE  

535 - JOB SHARING FOR TEACHERS   6/15/15

537 - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT    

538.1 - COACH/ADVISOR EVALUATION PROCESS   

GAJB - DISTRICT RESPONSE TO PERSONAL CRISIS

GB - BACKGROUND CHECKS

GBA - EQUAL OPP EMPLOYMENT/NONDISCRIMINATION

GBCA - STAFF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

GBEC - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

GBED - EXPOSURE TO BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS

GBI - STAFF GIFTS AND SOLICITATIONS

GBKB - SUBSTANCE ABUSE POLICY FOR TRANSPORTATION EMPLOYEES

GCBC - PROFESSIONAL STAFF FRINGE BENEFITS

GCBD - PROFESSIONAL STAFF LEAVE AND ABSENCES

GCE - SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

GCM -SUPERVISION OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF

GCN - EVALUATION OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF   REVISED 11/8/10

GDA - SUPPORT STAFF POSITIONS

GDN - EVALUATION OF SUPPORT STAFF

School Board Policies - Series 600 (Section D) - Fiscal

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Please note: The school board is in the process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system.  Section D - Fiscal is the first section to be revised to the new system. Under the new system, this section will be known as Series 600 - Fiscal Management.

Administrative Rules and Exhibits for Series 600 - Fiscal Management are available here.

610 - FISCAL MANAGEMENT GOALS 

620 - ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET 

631.1 - POST-ISSUANCE COMPLIANCE FOR TAX-EXEMPT AND TAX-ADVANTAGED OBLIGATIONS AND CONTINUING DISCLOSURE

652 - REVENUES FROM INVESTMENTS 

653 - GATE RECEIPTS AND ADMISSIONS 

655 - LEASING OF DISTRICT-OWNED SITES, BUILDINGS AND EQUIPMENT

656 - STUDENT FEES 

661.1 - CHECK WRITING SERVICES (USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES)

662.1 - STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND MANAGEMENT 

662.2 - PETTY CASH FUNDS  

662.3 - FUND BALANCE  

663 - BONDED EMPLOYEES AND OFFICERS 

664 - CASH IN SCHOOL BUILDINGS 

665 - FRAUD PREVENTION AND REPORTING  

671.2 - EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENTS (EMPLOYEES) 

671.3 - SALARY DEDUCTIONS/WITHHOLDING 

672 - PURCHASING 

672.41 - SALES CALLS AND DEMONSTRATIONS  

673 - PAYMENT PROCEDURES  

680 - FISCAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING 

683 - ASSET MANAGEMENT  

690 - DISPOSAL OF SCHOOL PROPERTY  07/11/17

DBK - LINE ITEM TRANSFER AUTHORITY

DFAA - REVENUES FROM INVESTMENTS  

DFB - LEASING OF SCHOOL SITES

DID-R - INVENTORY PROCEDURES

School Board Policies - Series 700 (Section E - Support Services)

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Please note: The school board is in the process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system. Under the new system, Section E - Support Services will be known as Series 700 - Support Services.

733 - ENERGY USE AND CONSERVATION

733-Rule - ENERGY USE AND CONSERVATION GUIDELINES

751 - STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

751-Rule - STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES - CHAPERON PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

752 - HAZARDOUS WALKING/CROSSING AREAS

763-Rule - NOTIFICATION AND COLLECTION PROCEDURE FOR MEAL ACCOUNTS Updated 8/16/17

EBC - COMMUNICATIONS DURING A CRISIS POLICY

EBC-R - CRISIS ACTION PLAN

EBC-E - CRISIS FACT SHEET

EBCA - DISASTER PLANS

EC - BUILDING AND GROUNDS MANAGEMENT

EDB - IMC SAFETY POLICIES

EDB-R- HIGH SCHOOL SAFETY RULES

EDCA-E- COMPUTER CHECK OUT AGREEMENT

EDCA-R - AUTHORIZED USE OF HARDWARE / SOFTWARE

EEAC-E-2- SPECIAL TRIP AUTHORIZATION FORM

EEAD-R - PROCEDURE FOR PAYMENT - USE OF SCHOOL BUSES

EEADA - USE OF BUSES BY SCHOOL DISTRICT GROUPS

EEADA-R- SPECIFIC RULES FOR USE OF DISTRICT BUSES

EEADA-E-1 - HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT

EEADA-E-2 - USE OF SCHOOL BUSES / INSURANCE COVERAGE

EEADB - USE OF PRIVATE VEHICLE FOR SCHOOL BUSINESS

EEADB-E - USE OF PRIVATE VEHICLE FORM

EF- SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM

EFA - FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT

EFA-R - FOOD SERVICE SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES

EFE - FOOD SERVICE MEAL ACCOUNTS

EFE-R - NOTIFICATION AND COLLECTION PROCEDURE FOR MEAL ACCOUNTS (See 763-Rule above)

EGAA - DISTRICT COPYRIGHT POLICY

School Board Policies - Section 800 (Section K) - School-Community Relations

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Please note: The school board is in the process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system.  Under the new system, this section will be known as Series 800 - School-Community Relations.

830 - COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES   7/21/14

830-Exhibit - FACILITY USE FEE SCHEDULE  9/3/13

840 - PUBLIC GIFTS TO THE SCHOOLS AND SPONSORSHIPS  3/2/15

840-Rule - GUIDELINES FOR ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS AND SPONSORSHIPS 3/2/15

840-Exhibit - GIFT ACCEPTANCE CHECKLIST  12/5/11

851 - ADVERTISING   6/4/12

881.1 - RELATIONS WITH BOOSTER/PARENT ORGANIZATIONS  3/16/15

882 - SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER PROGRAM  3/16/15

KBB - DISTRICT AND SCHOOL-SPONSORED INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC

KBC - NEWS MEDIA RELATIONS

KBG - PUBLIC RECORDS AND PROPERTY

KBG-R - PUBLIC RECORDS NOTICE

KCG-R - USE OF TOBACCO PROHIBITED ON PREMISES

KG-R - COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

KG-E-1 - FACILITY USE AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

KGB - PUBLIC CONDUCT ON SCHOOL PREMISES

KI - PUBLIC SOLICITATIONS IN THE SCHOOLS

KJ - ADVERTISING/PROMOTING THE SCHOOLS

KK - VISITORS TO THE SCHOOLS

KK-R - VISITORS TO THE SCHOOLS

KL - PUBLIC COMPLAINTS

KL-R - PUBLIC COMPLAINTS

KLB - PUBLIC COMPLAINTS ABOUT CURRICULUM/INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

KLD - PUBLIC COMPLAINTS ABOUT SCHOOL PERSONNEL

KLD-R - ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE TO IMPLEMENT PROCESS TO RESOLVE CONCERNS

KLD-E - PUBLIC CONCERN FORMS

KMB - STUDENT BANQUETS-RELATIONS WITH BOOSTER ORGANIZATIONS

KMB-R - STUDENT BANQUET PROCEDURE 

Board Policies - Series 900

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Please note: The school board is in the process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system.  Under the new system, this section will be known as Series 900 - Facility Development.

940 - NAMING SCHOOL FACILITIES   3/6/17

Please note: The school board is in the ongoing process of policy revision and converting policies from an alpha indexing system to a numeric system.

Employee Handbooks:

New Staff Handbook
Updated: 8/21/18

Professional Educator Handbook
Amended: 8/20/18

Support Staff Handbook
Amended: 8/20/18