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"P" before a numerical code indicates Policy

"PR" before a numerical code indicates Policy and Regulation

"F" before a numerical code indicates Corresponding Form

 

 

0000 ORGANIZATION, PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS

 

 

1000 GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

 

 

2000 STUDENTS

 

 

3000 FINANCIAL OPERATION

 

 

4000 PERSONNEL SERVICES

 

 

5000 SUPPORT SERVICES

 

 

6000 INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES

 

 

7000 FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT

 

 

INDEX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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0000

ORGANIZATION, PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0100

Legal Status

 

 

 

P

0110

District Name and Identification Codes

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

0200

School District Philosophy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0300

School Board Organization

 

 

 

P

0310

School Board Purpose and Roles

 

 

 

P

0311

Statement of Practices

 

 

 

PR

0320

School Board Elections

 

 

 

PR

0321

School Board Officers

 

 

 

P

0323

Resignation

 

 

 

P

0324

Filling Board Vacancies

 

 

 

P

0330

Oath of Office

 

 

 

P

0340

Code of Ethics

 

 

 

PRF

0342

Nepotism, Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure

 

 

 

P

0350

School Board Compensation

 

 

 

P

0351

School Board Travel

 

 

 

P

0360

Board Committees

 


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Meetings

 

 

 

P

0410*

Meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRF

0411

Meeting Agenda

 

 

 

P

0412

Meetings - Participation by Public

 

 

 

PF

0420

Minutes

 

 

 

P

0430

Executive Sessions

 

 

 

PF

0440

Notification of Board Meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0500

Policy Development and Review

 

 

 

P

0510

Policy Development, Adoption and Review

 


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1000

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1100

Religion

 

 

 

PRF

1110

Religious Expression

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1200

Calendar Requirements

 

 

 

P

1210

School Year and School Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

1300

Equal Opportunity

 

 

 

PRF

1310

Civil Rights, Title IX, Section 504

 

 

1400

School/Community Relations

 

 

 

PR

1405

Parent/Family Involvement in Education

 

 

 

P

1410

Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities

 

 

 

PR

1420

Community Use of School Facilities

 

 

 

P

1425

School Volunteers

 

 

 

P

1430

Visitors to Schools

 

 

 

PR

1431

Code of Conduct Adults

 

 

 

P

1432

Prohibition Against Firearms and Weapons

 

 

 

PRF

1440

Research Requests

 

 

 

PRF

1450

Public Access to District Documents

 

 

 

PR

1460

Community Involvement in Decision-Making

 

 

 

P

1470

Public Gifts to Schools

 

 

 

P

1480

Public Complaints

 


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Office Methods and Data Management

 

 

 

P

1510

Records

 

 

 

PR

1520

School District Annual Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

1600

Private, State and Federal Programs Administration

 

 

 

P

1610

Protection of Student Rights

 

 

 

PR

1620

Private, State and Federal Funding

 

 

 

PRF

1621

Title I

 

 

 

P

1621

School Parent Involvement Policy

 

 

 

 

1700

Administrative Organization and Roles

 

 

 

P

1710

Administrative Reports

 

 

 

PR

1720

Superintendent of Schools

 

 

 

PF

1722

Superintendent's Contract

 

 

 

PF

1723

Evaluation of the Superintendent

 

 

 

P

1730

Building Administration

 


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STUDENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

2100

Nondiscrimination and Student Rights

 

 

 

PR

2110

Equal Education Opportunity

 

 

 

P

2120

Students of Legal Age

 

 

 

PRF

2130

Harassment

 

 

 

P

2140

Marital, Parental Status of Students

 

 

 

PF

2150

Searches by School Personnel

 

 

 

P

2160

Interviews, Interrogation and Removal from School

 

 

 

PR

2170

Distribution of Noncurricular Publications by Students

 

 

 

P

2180

Pledge of Allegiance

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

2200

Admission and Withdrawal

 

 

 

P

2210

Entrance Age

 

 

 

P

2220

Compulsory Attendance Ages

 

 

 

PRF

2230

Admission of Resident Students

 

 

 

PR

2240

Admission and Tuition - Nonresident Students

 

 

 

P

2245

Transfer Students

 

 

 

PR

2250

Admission of Exchange Students

 

 

 

PR

2260

Admission of Homeless Students

 

 

 

PR

2270

Admission of Migrant Students

 

 

 

P

2280

Admission of Home Schooled Students

 


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P

2290

Student Withdrawal from School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2300

Attendance

 

 

 

PR

2310

Student Attendance

 

 

 

PR

2320

Part-time Attendance

 

 

 

PR

2330

Student Early Dismissal Procedures

 

 

 

PR

2340

Truancy and Educational Neglect

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRF

2400

Student Educational Records

 

 

 

PR

2410

Health Information Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2500

Student Academic Achievement

 

 

 

PR

2520

Promotion and Retention

 

 

 

P

2530

Graduation Requirements - Students with Disabilities

 

 

 

P

2540

Early Graduation

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

2600

Discipline

 

 

 

PR

2610

Behavioral Expectations

 

 

 

PR

2620

Firearms and Weapons in School

 

 

 

P

2630

Closed Campus

 

 

 

P

2640

Student Use of Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs

 

 

 

P

2641

Drug-Free Schools

 


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PF

2650

Student Vehicle Use

 

 

 

P

2651

Student Dress

 

 

 

P

2652

Student Conduct on Buses

 

 

 

PR

2653

Student Participation in Secret Organizations and Gangs

 

 

 

P

2654

Student Use and Care of School Property

 

 

 

P

2655

Bullying

 

PR

2660

Detention

 

 

 

P

2661

In-School Suspension

 

 

 

PRF

2662

Suspension

 

 

 

PRF

2663

Expulsion

 

 

 

PR

2664

Enrollment or Return Following Suspension and/or Expulsion

 

 

 

P

2670

Corporal Punishment

 

 

 

PRF

2671

Student Discipline Hearings

 

 

 

PR

2672

Discipline of Students with Disabilities

 

 

 

PRF

2673

Reporting of Violent Behavior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2700

Student Welfare

 

 

 

PR

2710

Reporting Child Abuse

 

 

 

P

2720

Employment of Students

 

 

 

P

2730

Supervision of Students

 

 

 

PR

2740

Student Safety

 


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2750

Student Welfare - Wellness

 

 

 

 

2800

Student Services

 

 

 

P

2810

Guidance and Counseling Services

 

 

 

P

2815

Assessment and Referrals to Outside Services

 

 

 

P

2820

Psychological Testing of Students

 

 

 

P

2830

Health Services

 

 

 

P

2840

Student Accident Insurance

 

 

 

PRF

2850

Immunization Requirements by Grade Level

 

 

 

PR

2860

Students with Communicable Diseases

 

 

 

PRF

2870

Administering Medicines to Students

 

 

 

P

2880

Student Physical Examination

 

 

 

P

2890

Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2900

Activities and Athletics

 

 

 

PR

2910

Student Publications

 

 

 

PRF

2920

Interscholastic Activities and Athletics

 

 

 

PR

2940

Student Group Use of School Facilities

 


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3000

FINANCIAL OPERATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

PR

3100

Financial Management

 

 

 

PR

3110

Preparation of Budget

 

 

 

P

3111

Fiscal Year

 

 

 

P

3112

Budget Implementation and Transfer

 

 

 

P

3113

District Fund Accounts

 

 

 

P

3120

Petty Cash

 

 

 

P

3130

State and Federal Projects

 

 

 

PRF

3140

Banking Services

 

 

 

P

3150

Payment Procedures

 

 

 

PR

3160

Investment of District Funds

 

 

 

P

3170

Purchases By and/or Solicitation of School Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3200

Payroll

 

 

 

PRF

3230

Expenditures for Certificated Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3300

Revenue

 

 

 

P

3310

Revenue from Tax Sources

 

 

 

PR

3320

Taxing Authority/Tax Rate Hearing

 

 

 

PR

3330

Bonded Indebtedness

 

 

 

P

3331

Borrowed Funds

 

 

 

P

3340

Building Use


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P

3350

Student Fees and Fines

 

 

 

P

3360

Tuition

 

 

 

P

3370

Fund-Raising

 

 

 

PR

3380

Sale/Lease of Real Property

 

 

 

P

3390

Sale/Lease of Personal Property

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3400

Accounting and Reporting

 

 

 

P

3410

Accounting System

 

 

 

P

3420

Annual Financial Report

 

 

 

P

3430

Authorized Signatures

 

 

 

PR

3440

Travel and Reimbursement

 

 

 

PR

3450

Sales Tax

 

 

 

P

3460

Student Attendance Accounting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3500

Auditing

 

 

 

P

3510

Annual Audit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3600

School Activities Funds

 

 

 

P

3610

Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3700

Insurance

 

 

 

P

3710

Insurance Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 


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P

3730

Liability Insurance

 

 

 

P

3740

Bond for All Employees

 


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4000

PERSONNEL SERVICES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4100

Employment

 

 

 

P

4110

Equal Opportunity Employment

 

 

 

PRF

4120

Employment Procedures

 

 

 

PRF

4130

Certificated Staff Contracts

 

 

 

PF

4131

Extra Duty and Extended Duty Contracts

 

 

 

P

4140

Certificated Personnel Reemployment

 

 

 

P

4150

Substitute Teacher Employment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4200

Personnel Assignment and Transfer

 

 

 

P

4210

Transfer Request

 

 

 

PR

4220

Certificated Staff Duties, Schedules and Working Hours

 

 

 

PRF

4221

Support Staff Duties, Schedules and Working Hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4300

Absences, Leave and Vacation

 

 

 

P

4310

General Attendance

 

 

 

PR

4320

Personnel Leave

 

 

 

PRF

4321

Family and Medical Leave

 

 

 

P

4330

Holidays and Vacation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4400

Professional Activities, Training and Professional Growth

 

 

 

P

4410

General Professional Development

 


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PR

4411

Professional Development Program

 

 

 

PR

4420

Conferences and Travel

 

 

 

P

4430

District Committees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4500

Compensation

 

 

 

P

4505

Salary Schedules

 

 

 

P

4510

Benefits

 

 

 

P

4520

Salary Deductions

 

 

 

P

4530

Workers' Compensation Benefits

 

 

 

PR

4540

Group Insurance Benefits

 

 

 

P

4550

Retirement Compensation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4600

Performance Evaluation

 

 

 

PF

4610

Certificated Personnel Performance Evaluation

 

 

 

PF

4620

Support Staff Performance Evaluation

 

 

 

 

 

 

F

4700

Separation

 

 

 

P

4710

Resignation: Certificated Staff

 

 

 

P

4711

Resignation: Support Staff

 

 

 

P

4720

Suspension or Termination: Support Staff

 

 

 

PRF

4730

Nonrenewal/Termination of Contract: Probationary Teacher

 

 

 

PRF

4731

Termination of Contract: Permanent Teacher

 


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PR

4732

Termination of Employment: Administrators

 

 

 

PR

4740

Reduction in Force: Certificated Staff

 

 

 

PR

4741

Reduction in Force: Support Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4800

Staff Welfare

 

 

 

PRF

4810

Sexual Harassment

 

 

 

PR

4820

Employees with Communicable Diseases

 

 

 

PR

4830

Board/Staff Communications

 

 

 

P

4831

Staff Involvement in Decision Making

 

 

 

PR

4840

Conflict of Interest

 

 

 

PR

4850

Staff Dispute Resolution

 

 

 

P

4860

Personnel Records

 

 

 

P

4870

Drug Free Workplace

 

 

 

PRF

4871

Driver Drug Testing

 

 

 

PF

4872

Alcohol and Illicit Drugs

 

 

 

P

4880

Use of District Property

 


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5000

SUPPORT SERVICES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5100

Building and Grounds Management

 

 

 

PR

5110

Building and Grounds Maintenance and Inspection

 

 

 

P

5120

Maintenance of Facilities

 

 

 

PR

5130

Energy Conservation Measures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5200

Safety, Security and Communications

 

 

 

PR

5210

Hazardous Materials

 

 

 

P

5211

Eye Protection

 

 

 

P

5220

School Bus Safety

 

 

 

PR

5230

Accident Reporting

 

 

 

PR

5240

Weather, Earthquake and Fire Emergencies

 

 

 

P

5241

Emergency School Closings

 

 

 

P

5250

Use of Tobacco Products

 

 

 

P

5260

Safety Standards

 

 

 

P

5270

Security of Buildings and Grounds

 

 

 

P

5280

Vandalism and Theft

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5300

Purchasing and Supply Management

 

 

 

P

5310

Purchasing Furniture and Equipment

 

 

 

P

5320

Preference for Missouri Products

 


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5400

Inventory Management

 

 

 

P

5410

Inventory Requirements

 

 

 

P

5420

Maintenance and Control of Instructional Materials

 

 

 

P

5440

Equipment on Loan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5500

Food Service Program

 

 

 

P

5510

Food Service Management

 

 

 

P

5520

Uniform Policy for Free and Reduced-Price Meals

 

 

 

P

5530

Competitive Food Sales

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5600

Transportation

 

 

 

P

5610

School Bus Drivers

 

 

 

PR

5620

Student Transportation Services

 

 

 

P

5630

Bus Routes and Schedules

 

 

 

P

5640

Bus Inspections

 

 

 

P

5650

Transportation Records and Reports

 

 

 

PR

5660

Field Trips

 

 

 

PR

5661

Field Trip Transportation in Private Vehicles/Common Carriers

 

 

 

P

5670

Use of School Buses

 


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6000

INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6100

Curriculum Services

 

 

 

P

6110

Curriculum Development

 

 

 

P

6111

Curriculum Planning

 

 

 

P

6112

Curriculum Research

 

 

 

P

6113

Curriculum Design

 

 

 

P

6114

Curriculum Adoption

 

 

 

P

6115

State Mandated Curriculum: American History

 

 

 

P

6116

State Mandated Curriculum: Human Sexuality

 

 

 

P

6120

Curriculum Guides

 

 

 

P

6130

Drug Education

 

 

 

P

6140

Services for Students with Disabilities

 

 

 

P

6150

Curriculum for At-Risk Students

 

 

 

P

6160

Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students

 

 

 

P

6170

Early Childhood Education

 

 

 

PF

6180

English As a Second Language (ESL/ESOL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6200

Instruction

 

 

 

P

6210

Instructional Time

 

 

 

P

6220

Student Teachers and Interns

 

 

 

PR

6230

Textbook Selection and Adoption

 


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PR

6231

Textbook Usage - Students

 

 

 

P

6240

Instructional Materials

 

 

 

PRF

6241

Challenged Materials

 

 

 

P

6242

Religious or Controversial Issues

 

 

 

P

6243

Copyrighted Materials

 

 

 

PRF

6250

Instruction for Students with Disabilities

 

 

 

P

6260

Surrogate Parent

 

 

 

PR

6270

Instruction for At-Risk Students

 

 

 

P

6271

Instruction for Gifted and Talented Students

 

 

 

P

6272

Instruction for Preschool Students

 

 

 

PR

6273

Instruction for Homeless Students

 

 

 

P

6274

Instruction for Migrant Students

 

 

 

P

6275

Instruction for Homebound Students

 

 

 

P

6280

Vocational/Technical Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6300

Library, Media, and Technology Services

 

 

 

PR

6310

School Libraries

 

 

 

PR

6320

Internet Usage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6400

Evaluation Services

 

 

 

P

6410

Evaluation of Instructional Programs

 


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P

6420

Test Security

 

 

 

P

6440

Statewide Assessments

 

 

 

P

6450

Assignment of Grades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6500

Community Education/Continuing Education Program

 

 

 

P

6510

Instruction for Adults

 


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7000

FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7100

Facilities Planning and Design

 

 

 

P

7110

Educational Specifications

 

 

 

PR

7120

Procurement of Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors

 

 

 

PR

7130

Construction Manager Selection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7200

Facilities Construction

 

 

 

P

7210

Construction Contracts, Bidding and Awards

 

 

 

P

7220

Board Inspection and Acceptance

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

7300

Site/Facilities Retirement