Annual Reports & Notices
The board recognizes the importance of maintaining education records and preserving their confidentiality as provided by law. Education records are kept confidential at collection, storage, disclosure and destruction stages.
Notice: Corporal Punishment, Restraint, and Physical Confinement and Detention
The Board prohibits harassment, bullying, hazing, or any other victimization, of students, school employees, applicants, vendors, visitors, and/or volunteers, based on any of the following actual or perceived traits or characteristics, including but not limited to, age, gender, color, creed, national origin, race, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, ancestry, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, or familial status.
Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) shall provide an educational environment that treats all students with dignity and respect. Every student experiencing homelessness or living in temporary housing situations as defined by the McKinney-Vento Act shall have access to the same free and appropriate educational opportunities as students who are not homeless or experiencing temporary housing situations.
It is the policy of the Iowa City Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.
No otherwise qualified persons with disabilities shall, solely by reason of their disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
FERPA is a federal law designed to protect the privacy of a student's education record. The law applies to all schools which receive funds under an applicable program from the U.S. Department of Education.
In accordance with state and federal law, the Iowa City Community School District adopts the following policy to ensure school district employees, families, and students have a shared understanding of expectations regarding meal charges.
In accordance with state law, open enrolled students should be aware that open enrollment may result in loss of athletic eligibility. Families of open enrolled students who meet income eligibility guidelines may qualify for transportation assistance.
PPRA affords parents of elementary and secondary students certain rights regarding the conduct of surveys, collection and use of information for marketing purposes, and certain physical exams.