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Board Policies


Continuity of the Board
1000 Name of School District
1010 Organization and Classification
1020 District Organization Plan and Authority Flow Chart
           1020E Flow Chart
100 Educational Philosophy
110 Statement of Guiding Principles


School Board Elections
1100 Membership
1110 Board Elections
1110E Zone Election Dates
1120 Taking Office
1125 New Board Member Orientation
1130 Resignation
1140 Vacancies
1150 Removing an Officer
Organization and Government of the Board
1200 Annual Organization Meeting
1205 School Board Powers and Duties
1220 Duties of the Board Chairman
1221 Duties of the Board Vice Chairman
1222 Duties of the Board Treasurer
1223 Duties of the Board Clerk
1240 Duties of Individual Trustees
1250 Committees
1260 Authorization of Signatures
1300 Strategic Planning
1301 Suspension of Policies
1305 Administration in Policy Absence
1310 Administrative Procedures
1315 Changes to Board Approved Administrative Procedures
1320 Policy Adoption
1325 Policy Development
1330 Policy Review and Evaluation
1340 Policy Manuals
1350 Management Rights
1360 Hiring of Legal Council
Principles of Operations
1410 Consultants
1420 Board and Staff Communications
1430 Board and Superintendent Relationship
1440 Trustee Expenses
1450 Trustee Insurance
1460 Board Participation in Activities
1465 Board Use of Electronic Mail and Social Media
Board Meetings and Board Meeting Procedures
1500 Board Meetings
1510 Board Agenda Items
1520 Advance Information Procedures
1530 Open Meeting Law
1535 Written Minutes
1545 Public Access to District Records
     1545F Public Records Request Form
1560 Special Hearing on Controversial Issues
Board Ethics, Growth and Development
1600 Board's Code of Conduct for School Board Memebers
1610 Conflict of Interest
1630 Evaluation of Board
1640 Board Development Opportunities
          2640E2 Middle School Credit Exhibit

2000 Instruction

Educational Goals

2100 Curriculum Development and Assessment
2110 Lesson Plan
2113 Use of Curriculum
2120 Program Evaluation and Diagnostic Tests
2130 Research Studies
2140 Student and Family Privacy Rights
2150 Copyright
2160 Classroom Use of Videos, DVDs, and Movies
2172 Internet Publishing
2180 Flag Displays
2185 Pledge of Allegiance/National Anthem
Instructional Organization
2200 School Calendar
2201 Instructional Hours
2210 School Closure
2220 Pre-Kindergarten Programs (Preschools)
2230 Grade Organization
2240 Class Size
2250 Teaching Assistants
2255 Volunteers
Programs and Services
2300 Educational Programs and Services Approval and Evaluation
2310 Health Enhancement
2335 Tutoring
2340 Controversial Issues and Academic Freedom
2341 Speakers in the Classroom and at School Functions
2350 Student Religious Activity at School
2365 Testing and Assessment
2367 Advanced Opportunities    
2370 Interscholastic Activities
2380 Homebound, Hospital and Home Instruction      
2380P Homebound, Hospital, and Home Instruction Procedures
      2380F1 Parents Request for Homebound Services
      2380F2 Medical Request for Homebound Services
2390 Limited English Proficiency Program
2395 School Yearbooks
Special or Alternative Instruction
2400 Provision of Special Education
2410 Special Education Handbook
2411 Section 504 Students
2415 Parental Involvement in Title I Schools       

2420 Comparability of Personnel
2425 Comparability of Curriculum Materials and Instructional Supplies
2428 Parental Rights
2440 BOS Enrollment Requirements
2450 Partnership for Special Needs Students
2455 Programs and Services for Special Needs Students
2460 Dual Enrollment

Instructional Materials
2500 Educational Media Center
2510 Helps for Media Center Personnel
2520 Curricular Materials
2530 Learning Materials Review
2540 Selection and Adoption of Curricular Materials
2545 Internet Filtering
2555 Extended Out-of-District Travel

2557 Unsponsored Student Activities or Trips
2560 Elementary Field Trips
2565 Chaperones

Communication with Parents
2655 Parent-Teacher Conferences
2670 Student Records
2670F1 Notification of Rights Concerning a Student's School Records
2670F2 Opt Out Form
Grading and Promotion
2600 Promotion/Retention (K-8)
2615 Transfer of Credit
2620 Grading and Progress Reports
2630 Homework
2635 Make-Up Work
2640 Middle School Credit
2640E1 Middle School Credit Exhibit
2640E1 Middle School Credit Exhibit
2640P Middle School Credit Procedures


2700 High School Graduation Requirements
2710 Alternate Route to Graduation
2715 Early Graduation
2720 Participation in Commencement Exercises
2750 Academic Honors
2915 BOS Inventories
2930 BOS Rental Fees and Service Charges
2935 BOS Virus Protection Policy
2940 Software Purchase and Installation


Enrollment and Attendance

3000 Entrance Age
3002 Birth Certificate
3002 Birth Certificate - Spanish
3004 Immunization Requirements
3004E Summary of Immunization Requirements
3006 Proof of Residency
3006E Proof of Residency FAQ
3010 Open Enrollment
3020 Enrollment and Attendance Records
3025 Transfer of Credit
3030 Dual Enrollment
3031 Post Secondary Dual Enrollment
3040 Compulsory Attendance
3050 Attendance
3050E Idaho Code Relevant to School Attendance
3055 Attendance for Driving Privileges
3060 Education of Homeless Students
3060P1 Education of Homeless Students Procedures
3060P2 Homeless Student Dispute Resolution Procedures
3070 Students of Legal Age
3090 Foreign Exchange Students
3095 I-20 Foreign Student Admission
Student Rights and Responsibilities
3100 Programs for At-Risk/Disadvantaged Students
3105 Service Animals on School Property
3110 Scheduling of High School Students
3115 Physical Restraint and Seclusion
3125 Juvenile Sex Offenders at School
3212 Section 504 Hearing
3220 Student Use of Buildings: Equal Access
3240 School-Sponsored Student Publications
3245 Distribution of Nonschool-Sponsored Materials on School Premises
3250 Use of School Property for Posting Materials and District Electronic Equipment or Students for Distributing Information
3270 Computer Use Agreement
3275 Wireless Internet Access
3279 Internet Publishing
3280 Equal Education, Nondiscrimination and Sex Equity
3281 Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Student Conduct
3285 Student Conduct
3286 Conduct on School Property
3287 Disruption of School Operations
3290 Sexual Harassment-Intimidation of Students
3295 Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Cyber Bullying, Menacing
3300 Drug-Free School Zone
3305 Smoking or Use of Tobacco Products and Nicotine Innovations
3310 Gangs and Gang Activity
3315 Assault and/or Battery
3320 Voluntary Disclosure of Substance and Alcohol Abuse
3325 Abuse of School Property
3330 Student Conduct and Discipline on Buses
3335 Prohibition of Weapons
Student Discipline
3345 Corporal Punishment
3350 Detention
3355 Student Suspension
Expulsion-Denial of Enrollment
3360 Student Expulsion or Denial of Enrollment
Searches and Seizure
3370 Searches and Seizure
3372 Detection Dog Use
Student Interviews
3375 Student Interviews
3377 Investigations and Arrests by Police
Extracurricular and Co-curricular Activities
3382 Student Organizations and Clubs
3384 Extracurricular and Co-curricular Activities
3385 Extracurricular Athletic Participation
3387 Extra/Co-Curricular Activities Code of Conduct
3389 Suspension from Extracurricular and Co-curricular Activities
3390 Extra- and Co-curricular Chemical Use
3401 Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Testing
3405 Student Travel to and from Extracurricular or Co-curricular Activities
3412 Contests for Students
3432 Student Activity Funds
3440 Student Fees - Fines and Charges - Return of Property
3435 Payment of Fees and Returning of Property
3460 Increase in Non-Credit or Non-Curricular Fees
Student Health
3500 Distributing Treats and Gifts at School
3510 Dispensing Medication
3515 Managing Anaphylaxis
3520 Contagious or Infectious Diseases
3525 Head Lice
3535 Students with AIDS
3540 Emergency Treatment
3545 Concussion and Head Injuries
Student Protection
3550 Removal of Student during School Hours
3557 School Visitations
3558 Releasing Students to Authorized Individuals
3560 Video Surveillance
3570 Emergency School Closure
3575 School Events on Emergency Closure Days
3580 Cold Weather Guidance for Elementary Schools
3585 Reporting Abuse Abandonment or Neglect
3587 Relationship Abuse Prevention Response
3590 Emergency Operations Plan
3591 Emergency Response Drills
Student Records
3600 Student Records
3600F1 Student Records (Notification to Parents and Students of Rights Concerning a Student's School Records
3600F2 Opt Out Form
3601 Use of Student's Legal Name
3610 Relations with Non-Custodial Parents
3650 Records of Missing Children
3660 Transfer of Student Records
3665 Student Data Privacy and Security
3670 Retention of District Records
3700 Early Graduation
3710 Alternate Route to Graduation
3720 Participation in Commencement Exercises



Public Participation


Board Meetings
4100 Open Meeting Law
4102 Board Agenda Items
4105 Public Participation in Board Meetings
4105F Request to Appear Before the Board
4109 Advance Information Regarding Board Meeting Agendas
Public Input
4110 Public Complaints
4112 Uniform Grievance
4112F1 Uniform Grievance Concern Form
4115 Internet Filtering
4117 Educational Media Center
4118 Learning Materials Review
Public Involvement
4150 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
4160 Notice to Parents Required by No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB)
4165 Parental Involvement in Title I Schools
4180 Bonneville Education Foundation
4185 Speakers in the Classroom and at School Functions
4190 Volunteers
Public Access
Contact with Students and District Staff
4240 School-Support Organizations
4250 Contests for Students
4283 Distribution of Nonschool-Sponsored Materials on School Premises
     4283P Distribution of Nonschool-Sponsored Materials on School Premises Procedure
4290 Political Campaigns
District Records
4297 Public Access to District Records
     4297F Public Records Request Form
Public Conduct
4300 Conduct on School Property
4310 Contact with Students by Non-District Employees
4312 School Visitations
4313 Distributing Treats and Gifts at School
4315 Releasing Students to Authorized Individuals
4320 Disruptive Employee or Public Conduct
4325 Disruption of School Operations
4330 Spectator Conduct and Sportsmanship for Athletic and Co-Curricular Events
4340 Employee or Public Use of Weapons
4345 Employee or Public Use of Drugs or Alcohol
4350 Smoking or Use of Tobacco Products and Nicotine Innovations
4360 Abuse of School Property
4380 Assault and/or Battery
4385 Corporal Punishment
Relations with Governmental Agencies
4400 Relations with the Law Enforcement and Child Protective Agencies
4410 Investigations and Arrests by Police 4420 Sex Offenders on School Property
4420 Sex Offenders on School Property
     4420F3 Request for Permission to Visit School Property
 4430 Juvenile Sex Offenders at School
4500 Public Gifts/Donations to the Schools
Communication with the Public
4620 Parent-Teacher Conferences
4625 Notice of Budget Hearing
4630 Annual Financial Report
4650 Student Interviews
4660 Emergency Spokesperson


Personnel Goals

5000 Personnel Goals
5010 Hiring Process and Criteria
5015 Certified Staff Provisions for Employment
5017 Certified Personnel Reemployment
2018 Informal Review
5020 Criminal History - Background Checks
5021 Employee Duty to Report Arrests or Criminal Convictions
5030 Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
5040 Certified Staff Transfer
5060 Employment Contracts
5070 Altered Employment Contracts
5075 Requesting and Evaluation Public School Employment Records
     5075P Requesting and Evaluating Public School Employment Records Procedures
5080 Leadership Premiums
5130 Classified Evaluation
5140 Evaluation of Educators and Pupil Personnel Certificate Holders
    5140BP1 Probation of Continuing Contract Personnel Procedure
5150 Reassignment of Administrative Personnel

Rights and Responsibilities


5200 Code of Ethics for Professional Educators
     5200E1 Professional Standards Commission Code of Ethics
     5200E2 Code of Ethics for Idaho Professional Educators
5215 Grounds for Revocation of a Certificate
5220 Certified Personnel Resignations
5230 Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities
5232 Service Animals on School Property
Staff Conduct
5235 Transportation of Students in Private Vehicles
5237 Employees Children in the Work Place
5240 Personal Conduct
5243 Conduct on School Property
5245 Disruptive Employee or Public Conduct
5247 Employee or Public Use of Weapons
5250 Sexual Harassment - Sexual Intimidation in the Workplace
      5250F Harassment Complaint Form
5255 Assault and/or Battery
5257 Corporal Punishment
5260 Reporting Abuse Abandonment or Neglect
5262 Relationship Abuse Prevention Response
5310 Smoking or Use of Tobacco Products and Nicotine Innovations
5320 Employee or Public Use of Drugs or Alcohol
5327 Abuse of School Property
Computer and Internet Use
5330 Computer Use Agreement
5335 Wireless Internet Access
5350 Employee Use of Electronic Communications Devices
5355 Internet Publishing
5360 Internet Filtering
5362 Software Purchase and Installation
Freedom of Expression
5363 Distribution of Nonschool-Sponsored Materials on School Premises
5369 Controversial Issues and Academic Freedom
5370 Use of Curriculum
5379 Non-School Employment and Activities
5380 Tutoring
5385 Employee Conflict of Interest
5392 Political Campaigns

Compensation and Benefits


5400 Sick Leave
5402 Bereavement Leave
5404 Personal Leave
5404 Personal Leave
5410 Family Medical Leave
5412 Jury Duty Leave
5425 Leave Without Pay
5425 Leave Without Pay - Online Form
     5425E Leave Without Pay Entitlement Statutes
5427 Military Leave
     5427E Standard Military Service Length and Reporting Times

5429 Full-Time Classified Sick Leave Bank

5430 Insurance Benefits for Employees
5435 Wellness and Benefits Committee
5455 Employee Compensation Non-Annualized Election
5465 Workers' Compensation Benefits
5470 Compensatory and Overtime Compensation
5480 Travel Allowances and Expenses
5485 Personal Reimbursements
5490 Time Cards and Attendance History
5495 Positive Time Reporting
Personnel Records
5500 Personnel Records
Employee Health and Welfare
5615 Video Surveillance
Employment Practices
5620 Applicability of Personnel Policies
5630 Job Descriptions
5635 Notification of New District Level Positions
5640 Work Schedules
5660 Shared-Time Teaching Positions
5700 Substitutes for Instructional Staff
5710 Teachers' Aides-Paraeducators
5720 Volunteers
5725 Private Service Providers and Consultants
5745 Use of District-owned Vehicles
      5745F1 Authorization to Check Motor Vehicle Records
      5745F2 District Vehicle Use Agreement
      5745F3 Mileage Log
      5745F4 Accident Report Form
      5745F5 Application for Commute Use Vehicle
      5745F6 Application for Temporary Overnight Vehicle Use
      5745F7 Personal Vehicle Use Form
5800 Classified Employment and Assignment
5820 Assignments, Reassignments, Transfers
5825 Nepotism
5830 Reduction in Force
5850 Certified Employee Suspension
Employee Complaints
Bus Drivers
5870 Transportation Employee Drug Testing
5875 Transportation Personnel Records
5877 Assigning School Bus Drivers
5879 Bus Driver Training
5885 Bus Driver Qualifications
5887 Bus Driver Physical Exams
5888 Criminal and Driving Record
5890 Bus Driver Responsibilities
5892 Maximum Drive Time
5895 Use of Wireless Communication Devices by Bus Drivers
Teacher of the Year
5910 Classified Employee of the Year


Administrative Goals
      6000 Administrative Goals


Superintendent of Schools
6100 Superintendent
6110 Qualifications and Appointment of Superintendent
6115 Duties and Powers of Superintendent
6120 Board-Superintendent Relationship
6125 Administrative Procedures
6127 Changes to Board Approved Administrative Procedures
6135 Administration in Policy Absence
6155 Superintendent Evaluation
6160 Superintendent Compensation and Benefits
Administrative Staff
6315 Employment Restrictions for Administrative Personnel
6317 Evaluation of Building Administrators
6322 Travel Allowances and Expenses
6325 Personal Reimbursements
Administrative Operations
6500 Reassignment of Administrative Employees


Financial Management Goals

7000 Financial Management Goals
7110 Budget and Program Planning
7120 Budget Implementation and Execution
7125 Budget Adjustments
7130 Notice of Budget Hearing
7140 Annual Financial Report
Accounting System
7200 Accounting System Design
7210 GASB Statement 34-Accounting System 
Funds and Accounts
7360 Student Activity Funds


7600 Retention of District Records
7630 Time Cards and Attendance History
7640 Positive Time Reporting

7550 Personal Reimbursements
7560 Travel Allowances and Expenses
7565 Use of District-owned Vehicles
7570 Transportation Liability Insurance
7575 Private Service Providers and Consultants
7585 Post Issuance Compliance


7700 Public Gifts/Donations to the Schools
7710 Tax Credits and Deductions for Contributions  


Non-Instructional Operations Goals

8000 Non-Instructional Operations Goals
Transportation Services
8100 Transportation
8105 Student Qualifications for Transportation
8107 Non-public School Student, Ineligible Student, and Non-student Transportation
8110 Board Authorization of Transportation
8115 Non-transportation Zones   
8120 Safety Busing
8125 Transportation of Students with Disabilities
Transportation Operations
8130 Bus Driver Qualifications
8135 Bus Driver Physical Exams
8137 Criminal and Driving Record
8140 Bus Driver Training
8145 Bus Driver Responsibilities
8150 Maximum Drive Time
8155 Assigning School Bus Drivers
8165 Use of District-owned Vehicles
8170 Operation of School Buses
8172 District School Bus Idling
8175 Transportation Employee Drug Testing
8180 Use of Wireless Communication Devices by Bus Drivers
8182 School Bus Emergencies and Accidents
8190 School Bus Maintenance
8195 Inspection of School Buses
8197 Transportation Liability Insurance
Activity Trips
8200 Activity Trip Transportation
8210 Bus Supervision of Activity and Field Trips
8215 Student Travel to and from Extracurricular or Co-curricular Activities
8230 Unsponsored Student Activities or Trips
8240 Student Conduct and Discipline on Buses
8255 Student Bus Safety
8265 Unauthorized School Bus Entry
8270 Transportation of Students in Private Vehicles
8275 Transportation Personnel Records
8300 Wellness and Healthy Lifestyles
8310 Wellness Advisory Committee
Food Services
8410 Child Nutrition Services
8415 Child Nutrition Meal Charges
8455 Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals
Risk Management
8510 Wellness and Benefits Committee
Records Management
8600 Records Management
8605 Retention of District Records


School Facilities Goals

9000 School Facilities Goals
Construction, Modification of Facilities
9215 Acquisition Disposal and Exchange of School Property
Construction Phase
9255 Contractor License, Surety Bonds, and Insurance
Naming of Schools and Educational Support Facilities
9260 Naming of Schools and Educational Support Facilities
Operation and Maintenance of District Facilities
9300 Operation and Maintenance of District Facilities
9310 Landscaping
9320 Facility Safety Program
9330 Inspection for Hazards
9340 Hazardous Materials
9350 District-Wide Asbestos Program
9360 Security
9375 Fire Extinguishers
9385 Facilities Operations
9395 Energy Conservation and Building Management
Use of District Property
9610 District Facility Rental
9610F1 BJSD93 Rental Agreement Form
9610F2 BJSD93 Facility Rental Rates
9610F3 Performing Arts Center at Hillcrest Rental Contract
9610F4 Waiver and Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk
9700 Memorials on School Grounds



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3497 N Ammon Road
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Phone: 208-525-4400

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