Policies & Procedures

Policies and Procedures

Here are Kennewick School District's Policies and Procedures.

1000 Index for Board of Directors Policies

1000 Legal Status and Operations of the Board

1100 Organization

1110 Number of Members and Terms of Office

1111 District Election

1112 Vacancies

1113 Orientation of Candidates & New Board Members

1114 Oath of Office

1114 F-1 Oath of Office

1115 Student Representatives to the School Board of Directors

1115 R: Procedure

1115 R-F1: Application Form

1120 Annual Organizational Meeting

1130 Committees

1210 Officers of the Board: President

1220 Officers of the Board: Vice-President

1230 Legislative Representative

1240 Duties of Individual Board Members

1250 Duties of Superintendent/Secretary of Board

1260 Board of Directors: Accountability

1270 Shared Decision Making

1310 Adoption and Amendment of Policies

1311 District Policies

1312 Administrative Procedures

1321: Application of Current Laws and Regulatory Requirements

1331 Audit of Expenditures

1332 Authorization of Signatures

1400 Meetings

1410 Agenda

1420 Quorum

1430 Meeting Conduct

1430 R Order of Business

1431 Public Participation

1431 R Procedure

1440 Minutes

1450 Board Member Absences

1500 Powers and Duties of the Board

1500 R Code of Ethics

1510 Conflicts of Interest

1520 Board-Superintendent Relations

1530 Board Member Expenses

1531 Board Member Insurance

1532 Board Member Compensation

1532 F-1 Waiver of Compensation

1600 Annual Goals and Objectives

1601 Performance Evaluation of the Board

1602 Inservice Conferences for Directors

2000: Index for Instruction Policies

2000 Goals and Principles

2030: Service Animals in Schools

2030 R: Procedure

2030 R F-1: Request for Service Animal Involvement with a Student

2030 R F-2: Management Plan for the Care of the Service Animal

2110: Instructional Program Offerings

2111: Instruction in Basic Skills & Work Skills

2111 R: Procedure

2112 Continuous Progress Education

2112 R Procedure

2120 Development and Implementation of Curriculum

2121: Curriculum Adoption

2121 R: Procedure

2121 R F-1 New Course Form

2121 R F-2 Pilot Course Form

2121 R F-3 Curriculum Material Pilot Study Request

2130 Testing Programs and Assessment Programs

2130 R Inter-district Procedure for State Testing

2140 Guidance and Counseling

2140 R: Procedure

2150: Special Instructional Programs

2150 R: Procedure

2151: Education of Students with Disabilities According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education (IDEA) and WAC 392-172

2151 R: Procedure

2152: Identifying Students with Specific Learning Disabilities According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) & WAC 392-172A

2152 R Procedure - Response to Intervention

2153 Education of Students with Disabilities Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

2153 R Procedure

2155: Restraint, Isolation and Other Uses of Reasonable Force

2155 R: Procedure

2162 Transitional Bilingual Education

2162 R Procedure

2163: Traffic Safety Education

2163 R: Procedure

2164 Vocational Technology Education

2164 R: Procedure

2165 Home or Hospital Instruction

2166: Highly Capable Programs

2166 R: Procedure

2167: Academic Acceleration

2167 R: Procedure

2168: Health and Fitness Curriculum

2170 AIDS Prevention Education

2170 R: Procedure

2180: Parent, Family and Community Partnerships

2210: Grade Organization

2220: School Calendar

2221: School Closure

2230: Grade Placement

2240 Summer School

2250 Community Schools and Adult Education

2310: Instructional Resources

2310 R1 Procedure

2310 R2: Reconsideration of Instructional Materials

2310 R-F1: Citizen’s Request Form

2311: Selection & Adoption of Instructional Materials

2311 R: Procedures

2311 R-F1 Instructional Material Review Form

2311 R-F2 Instructional Materials Recommendation Form

2311 R-F3: Public Comments

2311 R-F4 Instructional Software/Web-Based Programs Review Form

2312: Copyright Compliance

2312 R1 Procedure

2312 R2: Procedure - Video Use Guidelines

2312 R-F1 Permission Form

2312 R-F2 Parent Permission Form

2313 Electronic Information System (K-12 Network)

2313 R: Procedure

2313 R-F1: Computer Use Agreement Form

2314 Use of Outside Media Resources in the Classroom

2318: Animals as Part of the Instructional Program

2318 R: Procedure

2318 R F-1 CLASSROOM PET REQUEST FORM

2320: Field Trip/Co-Curricular Travel

2320 R: Procedures

2320 R-F1: Travel Request Form

2320 R-F2: Student Emergency Information Form - English

2320 R-F3: Employees and Non-Employees Using Personal or Rental Vehicles to Transport Students Form

2320 R-F4: Employee and Non Employee Authorization to Drive Vehicles & Transport Students Form

2320 R-F5: Summer Camp Coach/Advisor Expectations

2320 R-F6: Summer Camp Athlete/Student Expectations

2320 R-F7: Off-Season Activities/Athletics Insurance

2320 R-F8: Summer Interscholastic Activity Application

2321: Guest Speakers and Assemblies

2322: Contests for Students

2330: Academic Freedom

2331: Controversial Issues

2331 R: Procedure

2332 Religious Related Activities or Practices

2332 R1: Religion

2332 R2: Religious Related Activities or Practice

2333: Flag Exercises

2334: Baccalaureate and Commencement Exercises

2335 Health, Family Life and Sex Education

2336: Ceremonies and Observances

2337 Prayer and Devotional Activities

2338: Religion and the Curriculum

2339: Religious Holidays and Observances

2410: High School Graduation Requirements

2410 R: Procedure

2410 R-F01A Proposal for Credit Revision or Equivalency

2410 R-F01B Proposal for Credit Revision or Equivalency Occupational Education Only

2410 R-F02 Alternative Learning Experience Application

2410 R-F03: Alternative Learning Experience Report

2410 R-F04: Correspondence Course Application

2410 R-F05: Request for Graduation Credit for 6, 7 and 8th Grade Courses

2410 R-F06: Graduation Requirements Waiver Request

2410 R-F07 Class Standing - Request for Grade Level Adjustment

2410 R-F08: Running Start - Contract for Success

2410 R-F09 Culminating Project - Statement of Intent

2410 R-F10 Culminating Project Outline

2410 R-F11: Culminating Project Reflective Summary/Report

2410 R-F12A: Culminating Project - Check Sheet

2410 R-F12B: Culminating Project - Check Sheet for Alternative Learning Experience

2411 General Educational Development (GED) Test

2412 Graduation Credit for Student Aide/Office or Library Assistant

2413: Early Graduation

2413 R: Procedure

2413 -R-F1 Early Graduation Application

2414 Alternative Learning Experience Programs

2414 R: Procedure

2415: On-Line Learning

2415 R: Procedure

2416: Community Service

2418: Waiver of High School Graduation Credits

2420: Grading and Progress Reports

2420 R Procedure

2421 Promotion/Retention

2421 R: Procedure

2422: Parent Notification of Student Grade Problems

2422 R: Procedure

2423: Adding or Dropping a Course by a High School Student

2430: Homework

2435: Operation Recognition - Diplomas for World War II Veterans

3000: Index for Students Policies

3110: Qualifications of Attendance and Placement

3110 R1: Criteria for Student Placement

3110 R2: Application for Exception to Entrance Age Requirement

3110 R-F1 Application for Exception to Entrance Age Requirement

3110 R-F2 Information from Physician (Optional)

3110 R-F3 Information from Preschool Experience (If any)

3110 R-F4: Permission for Testing

3113: Part-Time or Home-Based Students

3113 R1: Home-Based Procedures

3113 R2 Criteria for Student Placement

3113 R-F1: Declaration of Intent to Provide Home-Based Instruction

3113 R-F2: Application for Student Reentry

3113 R-F3: Home-Based Instruction Reentry - Elementary Level

3115: Education for Homeless Children and Youth

3115 R: Procedure

3119 Early Withdrawal

3120: Compulsory Attendance

3121: Enrollment and Attendance Records

3121 R: Procedure

3122 Excused and Unexcused Absences

3122 R: Procedure

3122 R-F1: Denial of Class Credit Referral

3122 R-F2: Denial of Class Credit Appeal

3122 R-F3: Denial of Class Credit Appeal Decision

3130: Release of Resident Students

3130 P-F1: Spanish Version (Transfer to Another District)

3130 P F-1 Transfer to Another District

3130 P F2 MOU to Transfer to an On-Line School

3131 Acceptance of Nonresident Students

3132 Attendance Boundaries (Resident Students)

3132 R: Procedure

3132 R-F1 Transfer Request

3132 R-F1: Spanish version (Transfer Request)

3132 R-F2 DayCare Provider Verification

3132 R-F3 Hardship Waiver Request

3133: Transfer of Resident Students

3136: Foreign Exchange Program

3136 R Guidelines for Acceptance of J-1 Visa Students

3136 R-F1: Guidelines & Requirements

3200 Student Rights and Responsibilities

3200 R Rights, Responsibilities and Authority of Certificated Staff

3205: High School Photographs/Senior Yearbook Portraits

3205 R: Procedure: Senior Yearbook Portraits

3206: Sexual Harassment Prohibited - Students

3206 R: Procedure

3207: Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, and Cyber Bullying

3207 R Procedure

3207 R-F1: Incident Reporting Form

3210: Nondiscrimination

3210 R: Procedure

3212: Attendance/Non-Single Students

3213: Married Students

3220 Freedom of Expression

3220 R: Procedure

3221 Student Publications

3221 R: Procedure

3222: Distribution of Materials in School

3222 R: Procedure

3222 R-F1 Request to Distribute Materials in the Schools

3223: Freedom of Assembly

3224: Student Dress

3224 R Procedure

3230: Student Privacy

3240 Student Responsibilities & Limitations

3240 R: Procedure

3240 R-F1: Disruptive Behavior Contract

3240 R-F2: Remedial Discipline Plan

3241: Student Driving

3242: Closed Campus

3243: Social Events

3250: Release of Student Directory Information

3250 R-F1: Release of Student Directory Information

3250 R-F2: Use of Student Likeness - Denial

3250 R-F2: Spanish Version (Use of Student Likeness-Denial)

3300: Corrective Actions or Punishment

3300 R: Procedure

3300 R-F1 Student Discipline Appeal

3300 R-F1: Spanish Version (Student Discipline Appeal)

3311: Corporal Punishment

3312: Detention

3313 Emergency Removal

3314: Student Exceptional Misconduct

3314: Spanish Version (Student Exceptional Misconduct)

3314 R1: Student Weapons Violations

3314 R1: Spanish Version (Student Weapons Violations)

3314 R2: Guidelines

3314 R2: Spanish Version (Guidelines)

3314 R-F1 Student Weapons Violation Appeal

3314 R-F1: Spanish Version (Student Weapons Violation Appeal)

3320: Suspensions or Expulsions

3322: Short-Term Suspension

3322 R: Procedure

3323: Long-Term Suspensions or Expulsions

3323 R1 Procedure: Appeal Process

3323 R2 Procedure: Appeal Process to the School Board

3325: Emergency Expulsion

3400: Student Welfare

3411 Health

3411 R Vision and Hearing Screenings

3413 Student Immunization and Life Threatening Health Conditions

3413 R1 Verifying Immunizations

3413 R2 Life Threatening Conditions

3413.1 R-F1: Notice of Incomplete Immunization

3413.1 R-F1: Spanish Version (Notice of Incomplete Immunization)

3413.1 R-F2: Notice of Exclusion Due to Imcomplete Immunization

3413.1 R-F2: Spanish Version (Notice of Exclusion Due to Incomplete Immunization)

3414 Communicable Diseases

3414 R1: Procedure

3414 R2: Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff

3414 R3 Exposure to Blood, Body Fluids, Viral

3414 R-F1: Consent for Disclosure of HIV/AIDS Status

3415: Accommodating Students with Diabetes

3416: Medication at School

3416 R: Procedure

3416 R-F1: Parental Request Form

3417 Catheterization

3418: Alcohol and other Drug Use/Abuse (AODA) Policy

3418: Spanish Version (Alcohol and other Drug Use/Abuse (AODA) Policy)

3418 R1: Procedure

3418 R1: Spanish Version (Procedure)

3418 R-F1: Student Activity Contract

3418 R-F1: Spanish Version (Student Activity Contract)

3418 R-F2 Training Rules for Interscholastic Activity Participation

3418 R-F2: Spanish Version (Training Rules for Interscholastic Activity Participation)

3418 R-F3 Training Rules for Summer Interscholastic Activity Participation

3418 R-F3 Spanish Version (Training Rules for Summer Interscholastic Activity Participation)

3420: Student Safety

3420 R1: Student Safety Rules

3420 R2: Bus Transportation Rules

3420 R3: Protocol for Missing Children

3421 Child Abuse and Neglect

3421 R: Procedure

3421 R-F1 Reporting Child Abuse

3422: Emergency Treatment

3422 R: Procedure

3423 Suicide Awareness & Prevention

3423 R: Procedure

3430: Building Emergencies/Evacuations/Closure

3430 R1 Fire Drills

3430 R2: Emergency School Evacuation

3433: Earthquakes

3433: Procedure

3434: Bomb Threats

3434 R: Procedure

3440: Removal/Release of Student During Schoolv

3440 R: Procedure

3510 Associated Student Bodies

3520 Student Fees, Fines, Charges

3520 R: Student Music Maintenance Fee

3520 R-F1: Maintenance Fee for Music Instruments

3530: Student Fund Raising Activities

3530 R: Procedure

3531: Student Fund Raising for Charitable Purposes

3531 R: Procedure

3540: Co-Curricular Program

3540 R: Procedure

3540 R1: Guidelines for Co-curricular Program

3540 R2: Survey of Student Interests

3540 R-F1 Training Rules for Interscholastic Activity Participation

3540 R-F2: Student Survey Interscholastic Athletic Programs

3545: Extracurricular Activities Enrollment/Academic Eligibility

3545 R: Procedure

3546 Extra-Curricular Travel

3546 R: Procedure

3550: Interscholastic Athletics

3550 R1: Athletic Code

3550 R2: Survey of Student Interests

3550 R3: Provision of Equipment and Supplies

3550 R4: Scheduling of Games and Practice Times

3550 R5: Transportation and Per Diem Allowances

3550 R6: Opportunity to Receive Coaching

3550 R7: Assignment and Compensation of Coaches

3550 R8: Provision of Medical Assistance, Training and Insurance

3550 R-F1: Student Activity Contract

3550 R-F2 Training Rules for Interscholastic Activity Participation

3550 R-F3 Training Rules for Summer Interscholastic Activity Participation

3550 R-F4: Student Survey Interscholastic Athletic Programs

3551: Sports-Concussion and Head Injuries

3551 R: Procedure

3551 R-F1: Concussion Information Sheet

3551 R-F2: Fact Sheet for Coaches

3551 R-F3 Compliance Statement for HB 1824

3557: High School Activity Uniforms/Equipment

3557 R: Procedure

3560 Student Clubs

3560 R-F1: Non Curricuum Related Student Groups

3600: Student Records

3600 R1: Disposition of Records

3600 R2: Student Records

3600 R-3: Receiving and Transferring of Student Records

3610 Child Custody

4000: Index for Community Relations Policies

4110: School District Annual Report

4120: Public Information Program

4121: Staff Communications Responsibility

4130: Title 1 Parent Involvement

4130 R: Procedures

4210 Regulation of Dangerous Weapons on School Premises

4220: Citizens' Advisory Committee

4221: Special Programs: Consultation

4222 Senior Citizen Gold Card

4222 F-1: Application for Gold Card Club

4310: Contacts With School Personnel

4311: School Visitors

4311 R: Procedures

4312 Complaints Concerning School Personnel or Program

4312 R Procedures

4313: Gifts to School Personnel

4314 Disruption of School Operations

4315: Waiver: Permission to Release Information to the Media

4315 F1: Permission to Release Information to the Media (Employee)

4315 F2: Permission to Release Information to the Media (Parent)

4320 Contacts With Students

4320 P1: Volunteers

4321: Contests, Advertising, & Promotions

4322: Public Performances

4330 School Facility Use

4330 R: Procedures

4330 R1 Exhibit B - Facility Use Rates Effective January 1, 2018

4340: Disclosure of Public Records

4340 R: Procedure

4340 R-F1 Patron Request for Disclosure of Public Records

4411: Relations With Law Enforcement and Child Protective Agencies

4411 R: Procedure

4510: Independent Schools

4520: Cooperative Programs: Other Districts and Public Agencies

4600: School Support Organizations

4600 R Procedure

4600 R-F1: Request for Recognition

5000: Index for Personnel Policies

5000: Goals

5010 Recruitment and Selection: Non-Discrimination

5010 R: Procedure

5011 Affirmative Action

5012 Processing of Washington State Criminal Identification Fingerprint Cards

5012: Procedure

5012 R-F1: Voluntary Wage Deduction

5012 R-F2: Waiver of One-Time Deduction Requirement

5012 R-F3: Waiver of Wage Deduction Requirement

5013: Sexual Harassment Prohibited - District Staff

5013 R Procedure

5013 R-F1: Sexual Harassment Complaint Form

5020 Collective Bargaining

5110: Recruitment and Selection

5110 R: Certificated Staff

5120: Certification

5130: Infectious Disease

5131: Bloodborne Pathogens Occupational Exposure

5140: Individual Employee Contracts

5142 Provisional Employment

5143: Non-Continuing & Supplemental Contracts

5144: Adjustments to Certificated Staff Contracts

5150: Discrimination and Harassment Prohibited

5150 R: Procedure

5150 R-F1 Complaint Form

5210: Assignment and Transfer

5220: Responsibilities of the Teacher

5220 R: Evaluation Criteria

5221 Work Schedules

5223: Non-School Employment

5224: Employment of Retired School Employees

5230: Personnel Records

5231: Length of Work Day

5231-R: Procedure

5241 Reporting Improper Governmental Action

5250: Termination of Employment

5252: Resignation

5253: Retirement

5255: Disciplinary Action and Discharge

5255 R: Disciplinary Action and Discharge

5260: Inquiries Relative to Employees

5270: General Staff Responsibilities & Conduct

5270 R: Procedure

5275 Conflicts of Interest

5276 Maintaining Professional Staff/Student Boundaries

5276 R Procedure

5278 Social Media

5280: Evaluation of Administrative Personnel

5280 R: Procedure

5300: Assignment, Reassignment and Transfer

5310: Compensation Schedules

5311: Garnishment of Employee Wages

5311 R: Procedure

5320: Personnel Leaves

5320 R Procedure

5321: Family and Medical Leave

5324: Military Leave

5325: Jury Duty

5350 Drug Free Environment

5351 Use of Tobacco on School Property

5352: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

5352 R: Procedure

5410 Substitute Employment

5420 Aides

5430: Volunteers

5440: Student Teachers

6000: Index for Administration Policies

6000: Goal

6100 Line-Staff Chart

6110: Superintendent - School Board Relations

6110 R: Procedures

6113: Administration in Absence of Policy

6120: The Superintendent

6120 R: Procedures

6121: Delegation of Authority

6122 Evaluation of the Superintendent

6130 Selection, Assignment & Transfer of Administrative Staff

6130 R: Procedures

6140: Duties of Administrative Personnel

6140 R: Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Instruction

6141: Administrative Salaries

6210: School Principals

6210 R: Procedures

6310: Temporary Administrators

6320: Internships

6320 R: Procedures

6410: Evaluation of Administrative Staff

6410 R1: Administrative/Management Appraisal

6410 R2: Goals & Objectives - Leadership Team

6410 R-F1: Administrative/Management Performance Goals

6420: Professional Growth and Development

6430: Professional Association Memberships

7000: Index for Financial Management Policies

7000: Goals

7110: Budget and Program Planning

7111: Fund Balance

7112: Fiscal Year

7120: Budget: Preparation

7130: Notice and Conduct of Budget Hearing

7140: Budget: Adoption, Filing & Implementation

7141: Transfers Between Budget Classifications

7142 Expenditures in Excess of Budget

7210 Revenues From Discretionary Local Taxes

7220 Revenues From State Resources

7221 ECIA Title I Comparability

7221 R: Procedure

7225: Revenues From Initiative 728

7225 R: Procedure

7230 Revenues From the Federal Government

7231: Federal Impact Funds

7240 Tuition

7250: Rental, Lease, or Use of Surplus District Real Property

7251: Disposal of Obsolete, Unneeded or Economically Irreparable Materials

7260: Gifts

7260 R Procedure

7260 R-F1: Donated Funds/Property or Equipment

7261: Awards/Incentives

7270: Proceeds From the Sale of Bonds

7280: Investment of Funds

7290 Categorical Program Funding

7310: Budget Implementation

7320: Purchasing: Authorization & Control

7320 R: Procedure: Office Philosophy

7321: Purchasing: Bids and Contracts

7321 R: Procedure

7322: Voucher Certification and Approval

7323 Reimbursement for Goods & Services: Warrants

7324 Purchasing: Relations With Vendors

7326 Professional Services Contract Review and Selection

7330 Payroll: Authorization and Control

7330 R: Procedure: Direct Deposit for Payroll Checks

7335: Deductions

7340: Interest on Short-Term Debt

7341: Interfund Loans

7410: System of Funds and Accounts

7410 R: Procedure

7411 General Fund

7412: Capital Projects Fund

7413: Debt Service Fund

7414: Associated Student Body Program Fund

7415: Transportation Vehicle Fund

7416 Management of District Bank Accounts

7417 Fiduciary/Self-Insured Fund

7421 Monthly Financial Report

7422: Annual Financial Report

7423: Audits

7424: Delinquent Accounts Receivable

7425 Asset and Inventory Records

7425 R: Procedures

7510: Insurance Coverage

7514 District Food and Beverage Consumption

7515: Travel and Mileage Reimbursement

7515 R: Procedure

7520: Tax-Deferred Annuity Contracts

7520 R: Procedure

7530: Attendance Incentive Program (Sick Leave)

7530 R: Procedure

8000: Index for Non-Instructional Operations Policies

8000: Goals

8100 Transportation

8101 Student Walking Distances

8101 R: Procedure

8102: Contracting for Transportation Services

8110 Routes and Schedules

8110 R: Procedure

8111: Excess Seat Space

8111 R: Procedure

8112 Special Transportation

8120: Safety

8120 R: Procedure

8121: Driver Training and Responsibility

8121 R: Procedure

8122 Bus Maintenance

8123: Student Conduct on Buses

8123 R: Procedure

8124: Emergencies

8124 R1: Bus Driver Accident/Bus Breakdowns

8124 R2: Bus Emergency Exit Procedures

8124 R3: Bus Miscellaneous Rule

8125: Bus Accident Employee Discipline

8130: Private Vehicle Transportation

8130 R Procedure

8140: School-Owned Vehicle

8200 Food Services

8210: Surplus Commodities

8220 Free and Reduced Price Food Services

8230 Nutrition

8230 R Procedure

8231: Regulation of Vending Machines

8300 Risk Management

8301: Safety and Health

8303: Hazardous Materials

8303 R: Procedure

8310 Liability Insurance

8320 Property Damage

8330: Employee Insurance

8331 Unemployment Insurance

8332: Workmen's Compensation

8333 Employee Insurance Protection

8334: Medical Insurance

8340: Medical Insurance for Students Participating in Interscholastic Athletics

8350: Privately-Owned Property

8361: Loans of School-Owned Property & Equipment

8362: Use of School-Owned Equipment & Books

8363 Use of School District Telephones

8364: Wireless Communication

8364 R: Procedure

8364 R-F1 Wireless Communication Allowance Authorization

8364 R-F2 District Administered Cell Phone Agreement

8410: Records Management

9000: Index for School Facilities Policies

9000: Goals

9100: Planning

9110: Enrollment Projections

9111: Assessment of Existing Facilities

9112: Public and Professional Advisors

9210: Finance

9220: Bonds

9221 Post-Bond Issuance Requirements

9221 R: Procedure

9222: Energy Conservation

9230: Sale of Real Property

9240: Final Review and Acceptance of Facilities

9250: Naming of School District Facilities

9250 R: Procedure

9300: Operation and Maintenance of District Facilities

9310: Safety Program

9320: Security

9321: Care of School Property

9330: Building and Grounds Maintenance

9340: Tobacco Free Environment