District Policy Manual

1000 Series-Board of Trustees

Continuity of the Board

1000 Legal Status and Operation 

1010 Organization and Classification

School Board Elections

1100 Membership

1110 Elections

1110P Candidate Edification

1120 Taking Office

1120P Oath of Office

1130 Resignation

1140 Vacancies

Organization and Government of the Board

1200 Annual Organization Meeting

1205 School Board Powers and Duties

1210 Qualifications, Terms and Duties of Board Officers

1220 Clerk

1230 Duties of the Treasurer

1240 Duties of Individual Trustees

1250 Committees

1260 Authorization of Signatures


1300 District Policy

1310 Administrative Procedures

1313 Conflicting Policies and Procedures

1315 Strategic Planning

1320 Management Rights

Principals of Operations

1400 Board/Staff Communications

1400C Board/Staff Communications

1405 School Board Use of Email and Social Media

1410 Board/Superintendent Relationship 

1420 Trustee Expenses 

1430 Trustee Insurance 

1440 Board Participation in Activities

Board Meetings and Board Meeting Procedures

1500 Board Meetings

1500P Board Meeting Procedure 

1520 Public Participation in Board Meeting

1520F Request to Appear Before the Board 

1525 Board Meeting News Coverage 

1530 Records Available to Public

1530F District Record Request Form 

Board Ethics, Growth and Development

1600 Code of Ethics for School Board Members

1610 Conflict of Interest 

1615 Trustee Spouse Employment 

1620 Board Goals and Objectives

1620C Board Goals and Objectives

1630 Evaluation of Board 

1640 Inservice Conference for Trustees 

1645 Board Development Opportunities

1650 New Board Member Workshop

1700C Applicability of Emergency Policy Series

1701C COVID-19 Emergency Policies

2000 Series-Instruction

2000 Goals


2100 Curriculum Development and Assessment

2110 Lesson Plan 

2110C Lesson Plan

2120 Program Evaluation and Diagnostic Tests

2130 Research Studies

2140 Student and Family Privacy Rights

2140F Student and Family Privacy Rights – Consent Form

2150 Copyright

2150P Copyright Compliance  

2160 Computer Science

Instructional Organization

2200 School Year, Calendar, and Instructional Hours

2210-2210P School Closure

2210P1 Weather Related School Closure

2210P2C Health Emergency Related School Closure

2215 Air Quality Restrictions on Outdoor Activities

2220 Prekindergarten Programs

2230 Grade Organization

2240 Class Size

Programs and Services

2300 Guidance and Counseling

2303 Required Elementary Instruction Offerings

2305 Nutrition Services 

2310 Nutrition Education

2315 Physical Activity Opportunities and Physical Education

2315C Physical Activity Opportunities and PE

2320 Health Enhancement Education

2325 Driver Training Education 

2330 Community and Adult Education

2335 Digital Citizenship and Safety Education 

2340 Controversial Issues and Academic Freedom

2340F Parental Opt-Out Form for Sex Education

2345 Speakers in the Classroom and at School Functions 

2345P Controversial Speakers Procedure 

2350 Student Religious Activity at School

2355 Release Time

2360 Interscholastic Activities

2365 Participation of Private School Students in Federally Funded District Programs

2370 Homebound, Hospital, and Home Instruction 

2380 Head Start Program Coordination

2385 Limited English Proficiency Program

2390 Migrant Education Program

2395 Idaho Digital Learning Academy Classes

Special or Alternative Instruction

2400-2400P Special Education (RESERVED)

2410-2410P Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

2415 Supporting Students with Characteristics of Dyslexia

2420-2420P Title I Parental Involvement

2425 Parental Rights

2425F Efforts to Notify Parent/Guardian of Changes in Student Health or Well-being

2425P Parent/Guardian Notification of Changes in Health and Well-being

2430 Gifted and Talented Program

2435 Advanced Opportunities

2435F Advanced Opportunities Participation Form

2440 Online Courses and Alternative Credit Options

2440C Online Courses and Alternative Credit Options

2450 Contracted Student Services

2460 Extended Learning Opportunities

2470 Self-Directed Learners

Instructional Materials

2500 Library Materials

2510-2510P Selection of Library Materials 

2520 Curricular Materials

2530 Learning Materials Review

2540 Selection, Adoption, and Removal of Curricular Materials

2545 Technology Advisory Council

2550 Field Trips, Excursions, and Outdoor Education

2560 Contests for Students

2570 Use of Commercially Produced Video Recordings

2570F Parental Opt-Out/Consent Form Regarding Movies

2585 Use of Therapy Dogs in the District

Grading and Promotion

2600 Promotion/Retention

2605 Advancement Requirements (6-9) 

2610 Advancement Requirements (9-12) 

2620 Grading and Progress Reports

2625 Parent-Teacher Conferences

2630 Homework


2700-2700P High School Graduation Requirements 

2705 Military Compact Waiver 

Alternative Mechanism to the Idaho Standards Achievement Tests

2710 High School Graduation Requirements- Specialty Diplomas

2715 Secondary Route to Graduation 

2720 Participation in Commencement Exercises

2720C Participation in Commencement Exercises 


2800 Objectives 

3000 Series-Students

Enrollment and Attendance

3000 Entrance, Placement, and Transfer 

3010 Open Enrollment

3010P Open Enrollment Procedures

3010F Open Enrollment Application Form 

3020-3020P Enrollment and Attendance Records

3030 Part-Time Attendance / Dual Enrollment

3040 Compulsory Attendance

3040F1 Compulsory Attendance Prosecutor Letter Form

3040F2 School Truancy Referral Form

3050 Attendance Policy 

3050C Attendance During Health Emergency

3060 Education of Homeless Children

3070 Students of Legal Age

3080 Nonresident Student Attendance Policy

3085 Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Policy

3085F Notice of Investigation & Allegation Template

3085F2 Sexual Misconduct Reporting Form for Students

3085P Title IX Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedure, Requirements, and Definitions

3090 Foreign Exchange Students

3100 Programs for At-Risk/Disadvantaged Students 

Student Rights and Responsibilities

3200 Student Rights and Responsibilities 

3210 Uniform Grievance Procedure 

3220 Student Use of Buildings: Equal Access

3225 Student Clubs: Equal Access

3225B Student Clubs: Background 

3225F Student Club Risk Management Plan 

3230 Student Government 

3240 Student Publications

3250 Distribution and Posting of Materials

3255 Student Dress

3255C Student Dress During Health Emergency

3265 Student-Owned Electronic Communications Devices

3270 District-Provided Access to Electronic Information, Services, and Networks

3270P Acceptable Use of Electronic Networks

3270F Internet Access Conduct Agreement

3275 District Provided Mobile Computing Devices

3280 Equal Education, Nondiscrimination and Sex Equity

3281 Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

3285 Relationship Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

3290 Sexual Harassment/Intimidation of Students

3290F Harassment Reporting Form for Students

3295-3295P Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Cyber Bullying

3295F Complaint Form

3296 Bullying Awareness Week

3300 Drug Free School Zone 

3305 Prohibition of Tobacco Possession and Use

3310 Gangs and Gang Activity

3320 Substance and Alcohol Abuse

3330 Student Discipline

3335 Academic Honesty

3340-3340P Corrective Actions and Punishment

3345 Restraint and Seclusion

3350 Detention

3365 Student Sex Offenders 

3370-3370P Searches and Seizure

3380 Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Participation Policy

3390 Extra- and Co-Curricular Chemical Use Policy

3400 Extracurricular Activities Drug-Testing Program

3400F Extracurricular Activity Consent Form

3410 School Sponsored Student Activities

3420 Student Fund Raising Activities

3430 Distribution of Fund Drive Literature through Students

3440 Student Fees, Fines and Charges/Return of Property

3450 Student Vehicle Parking 

3450F Student Vehicle Parking Application

3460 School-Related Foreign Travel by Students

Student Protection

3500 Student Health/Physical Screenings/Examinations

3500C Student Health/Physical Screenings/Examinations During Public Health Emergency 

3500F Notice of Health Services

3505 Concussion Protocol

3505F1 Acknowledgement of Receipt of Concussion Guidelines

3505F2 Authorization to Return to Play or Participate in Student Sports

3510 Student Medicines 

3510F1 Authorization for Self-Administered Medication

3510F2 Indemnification/Hold Harmless Agreement for Self-Administration of Medication 

3515-3515P Food Allergy Management

3515 Background Food Allergy Managemen

3515F Emergency Care Plan

3520 Contagious or Infectious Diseases

3523 Head Lice (Pediculosis)

3525 Immunization Requirements

3530 Suicide

3540 Emergency Treatment 

3545 Student Interviews, Interrogations, or Arrests

3545F1 Student Arrest Form

3545F2 Student Interview Form

3550-3550P Removal of Student During School Hours 

3560 Video Surveillance

3563 Student-Tracking Safety Devices

3565 Termination of Driving Privileges

3570 Student Records

3570F2 Permission to Use Likeness

3570P Student Records (Maintenance of School Student Records) 

3570F1 Notification to Parents and Students of Rights Concerning a Student’s School Records)

3575 Student Data Privacy and Security

3580 Relations with Non-custodial Parents

3610 Records of Missing Children 

3620 Transfer of Student Records 

5000 Series-Personnel

5000 Board Goals/Personnel

5100 Hiring Process and Criteria

5100F3 Request for Verification of Certification Status

5100P Veteran's Preference

5105 Certificated Personnel Employment

5107 Informal Review

5110 Criminal History/Background Checks

5120 Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

5125 Reporting New Employees

5130 Administrative Leave

5200 Applicability of Personnel Policies

5205 Job Descriptions

5210 Work Day

5210C Work Day During Health Emergency

5212C Administrative Process for Employee Telework During Health Emergency

5220 Assignments, Reassignments, Transfers

5230 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities

5235 Health Examination

5235C Health Examinations and Symptoms of Illness During Health Emergency

5240 Sexual Harassment/Sexual Intimidation in the Workplace

5240F Sexual Harassment/Intimidation in the Workplace Policy Acknowledgement

5250 Certificated Staff Grievances

5260 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting

5260F Report of Suspected Child Abuse, Abandonment, or Neglect

5265 Employee Responsibilities Regarding Student  Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying

5270 Personal Conduct

5275 Adult Sexual Misconduct

5280 Professional Standards Commission (PSC) Code of Ethics

5285 Solicitations

5290 Political Activity- Staff Participation

5295 Professional Employee Representative for Purposes of Negotiations

5310 Tobacco Free Policy

5320 Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace

5320F1 Drug and Alcohol Abuse Testing Acknowledgment

5320F2 Drug and Alcohol Abuse Testing Agreement

5320P Drug and Alcohol Abuse Testing Program Procedures

5325 Employee Use of Social Media Sites, Including Personal Sites

5325P Recommended Practices for Use of Social Media Sites, Including Personal Sites

5330 Employee Electronic Mail and On-Line Services Usage

5330F Employee Electronic Mail and On-Line Services Use Policy Acknowledgment

5335 Employee Use of Electronic Communication Devices

5335F Mobile Computing Device Agreement

5340 Evaluation of Certificated Personnel

5340F Parent or Guardian Input Form-Classroom Teacher Evaluation

5350 Certified Personnel Resignation (Release from Contract)

5360 Dress and Appearance

5370 Nonschool Employment by Professional Staff Members

5380 Professional Research and Publishing

5390 Employment Referrals and Prevention of Sexual Abuse

5400 Leaves of Absence

5400C Personnel Use of Leave During Health Emergency

5405 Proof of Illness for Sick Leave

5412 Jury Duty

5413 Witness for Court Appearance Leave

5420 Long-Term Illness/Temporary Disability

5420P Long-Term Illness/ Temporary Disability Procedures

5430 Insurance Benefits for Employees/Trustees

5440 School Holidays

5450 Vacation Leave

5460 Workers' Compensation Benefits

5470 Leaves of Absence- Military Leave

5500 Personnel Files

5500P Procedures for Releasing Personnel Records to Hiring School Districts

5600 Staff Health

5600C Staff Health During Health Emergency

5610 Prevention of Disease Transmission

5610C Prevention of Disease Transmission During Health Emergency

5620 Safety Management Program and District Personnel

5700 Substitutes

5710 Paraprofessionals, Teachers' Aides and Paraeducators

5725 Private Service Providers/Consultants

5730 Volunteer-Authorization to Release Information

5740 Reduction in Force

5740P Reduction in Force Procedures

5740PA2F Reduction in Force Criteria and Measure

5750 Employing Retired Teachers and Administrators

5800 Classified Employment, Assignment, and Grievance

5800P Classified Employee Grievance Procedure

5810 Compensatory Time and Overtime for Classified Employees

5815 Employee Compensation by Annualized Election

5815F Notice of Election for Annualized Salary

5820 Evaluation of Non-Certified Staff

5825 Evaluation of School Bus Drivers

5830 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers

5830P Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus and Commercial Vehicle Drivers Procedures

7000 Series-Financial Management

7000 Goals


7100 Budget and Program Planning

7110 Budget Implementation and Execution 

7120 Budget Adjustments

Accounting System

7200 Accounting System Design

7210 Fixed Assets and Management Discussion and Analysis (GASB Statement 34) 

7215 Fund Accounting System (GASB Statement 54) 

7218 Federal Grant Financial Management System

7220 Documentation and Approval of Claims 

7225 Financial Fraud and Theft Prevention 

7230 Financial Reporting and Audits 

7235 Fiscal Accountability and IDEA Part B Funds

7235F1  Federal Funds Semi-Annual Certification Form 

7235F2 Personnel Activity Report

7235F3 Multiple Cost Objective Time and Effort Certification

7235P Written Compensation Procedure (Time and Effort)

7235PF1 Personnel Activity Report

7235PF2 Single Federal Award or Cost Objective

7236 Employees Paid with Federal Funds and Unexpected or Extraordinary Closures

7237 Retention of Records Relating to Federal Grants

7240, 7240B, & 7240P Federal Impact Funds

7260 Student Activity Funds 

7270 Property Records 

7300 Revenues 

7305 Investment of Funds 

7310 Advertising in Schools/Revenue Enhancement 

7320 Allowable Uses for Grant Funds

7320P1 Determining Necessity and Reasonableness of Expenses 

7320P2 Selected Items of Cost


7400 EDGAR 

7400 Miscellaneous Procurement Standards

7400P1  Federal Award Requirements

7400P2 Procurement Methods Under a Federal Award

7400P3 Requirements and Restrictions for Procurement Under a Federal Award-Competition 

7400P4 General Procurement Standards for Federal Awards

7402 Restrictions on Contracts

7405 Public Works Contracting and Procurement

7405P Procuring Public Works, Services, and Personal Property 

7407 Public Procurement of Goods and Services

7408 Entering into Professional Service Contracts with Design Professionals, Construction Managers, and Professional Land Surveyors-The Request for Qualifications Policy

7409 Acquisition of Real and Personal Property 

7410 Petty Cash Funds 

7420 Personal Reimbursements 

7430 Travel Allowances and Expenses 

7440 District Credit Cards 

7440F District Credit Card Holder Agreement 

7450 Federal Cash Management

7450P1 Timely Obligation of Funds

7450P2 Federal Program Income

7455 Federal Debarment and Suspension


7500 New Fees or Increase of Fees

Financial Emergency

7600 Declaration of Financial Emergency

7600FA1 Declaration of Financial Emergency Resolution

7600FA2 Declaration of Financial Emergency Resolution Form 

7600P Declaration of Financial Emergency Procedure 


7700 Bond Account 

7710 Bond Continuing Disclosure and Certification Requirements 

8000 Series-Non Instructional Operations

8000 Goals

8100 Transportation

8103C Transportation Funds During Periods of Emergency Declaration

8105 Extracurricular Transportation

8105P Extracurricular Transportation Discipline

8105F Extracurricular Transportation Liability Waiver 

8110 Safety Busing

8115 Hours of Service of Drivers

8120 Bus Routes, Stops, and Non-Transportation Zones

8120C Bus Routes, Stops, and Non-Transportation Zones During Health Emergency 

8130 Transportation of Students with Disabilities

8140 Student Conduct on Buses

8140C Student Conduct on Buses During Health Emergency

8150 Unauthorized School Bus Entry

8160 Contracting for Transportation Services

8170 & 8170P District-Owned Vehicles

8180 Driver Training and Responsibility

8185 Use of Wireless Communications Devices by Bus Drivers

8190 Emergencies Involving Transportation Vehicles

8195 District Vehicle Idling


8200 Local School Wellness

8210 District Nutrition Committee

8220 Food Services

8230 Nutrition Standards

8235 Water Consumption/Water Bottle Policy 

8240 School Meals

8240C School Meals

8245 Unpaid School Meal Charge Policy

8250 Guidelines for Food and Beverages Sales

8270 Teacher to Student Incentive


8300 & 8300P1 Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness

8300P2 Explosion or Fallen Aircraft Procedure 

8300P3 Hazardous Material Spill

8300P4 Bomb Threat 

8300P4F Bomb Threat Report Form

8300P5 Violent or Criminal Behavior

8300P6 Earthquake 

8300P7 Severe Weather Emergency: Tornado or Lightning Procedure 

8300P8 Natural Gas Leak

8300P9 Broken Water Main

8310 & 8310P Automated External Defibrillators

8310F1 Automated External Defibrillators – Certified Users Form

8310F2 Automated External Defibrillators – Inspection and Inventory Form 

8310F3 Automated External Defibrillators – Incident Report Form 

8320 Fire Drills and Evacuation Plans

8320P Emergency Drills, Rules, and Procedures

Risk Management

8500 Risk Management 

8510 District Safety

8520 Inspection of School Facilities

8530 Property Damage

Records Management

8600 Records Management

8605 Retention of District Records

8610 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

8700 Computer Software