Pupil Nondiscrimination

Pupil Nondiscrimination Statement:

Consistent with legal requirements, the School District of Altoona shall not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, homelessness status, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability/ handicap in its curricular, career and technical education, co-curricular, student services, recreational or other programs or activities, or in admission or access to programs or activities offered by the District as required by section 118.13 of the statutes. This policy also prohibits student discrimination under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, color, national origin), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (handicap) and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (disability).

The District encourages informal resolution of discrimination complaints.  A formal complaint resolution procedure is available, however, to address allegations of violations of the District’s equal educational opportunities policy.

Any questions concerning this policy, or policy compliance, should be directed to:

Director of Special Education and Pupil Services
School District of Altoona
1903 Bartlett Avenue, Altoona WI 54720
715-839-6224

The responsibilities of the individual identified above include serving as the District’s Title IX Coordinator (sex discrimination and sexual harassment issues and complaints), Section 504 Coordinator (handicap/disability discrimination issues and complaints), and coordinator of all other student nondiscrimination-related issues and complaints.