Directory Information Annual Notice

Directory Information Annual Notice

Parents of students or eligible students have the right not to have Directory Information disclosed without prior written consent. Parents must notify their child's building principal by September 15th if they would like to opt ouf of the disclosure of Directory Information.

This school district designates the following items as Directory Information, and may disclose any of these items without prior written consent, unless notified to the contrary, in writing, by the parent/guardian or eligible student by the end of the first thirty (30) days of the school year: the district considers the following to be student directory information: name; address; telephone listing; grade level; participation in officially recognized activities and sports; weight and height (if members of athletic teams); dates of attendance; honors, degrees and awards received. The district will not release a student's social security number or their student ID number. Copies of the District’s Student Records Policy can be obtained at the District Office or on the district’s website.

Filing a Complaint

Parents of students or eligible students have the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failure by the district to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the Office that administers FERPA is:
Family Policy Compliance Office US. Department of Education
600 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-4605

U.S. Department of Education and Third Party Surveys

Parents shall have the right, upon request, to inspect U.S. Department of Education and third party surveys before they are distributed and administered by the district to students, and shall also have the right to opt their child out of participation in such surveys.

In the event that a third party survey contains any of the following types of information:

1. political affiliations or beliefs of the student or the student’s parent;
2. mental and psychological problems of the student or the student’s family;
3. sex behavior or attitudes;
4. illegal, antisocial, self-incriminating, demeaning behavior;
5. critical appraisals of other individuals with whom respondents have close family relationships;
6. legally recognized, privileged, or analogous relationships such as those of lawyers, physicians, and ministers;
7. religious practices, affiliations, or beliefs of the student or the student’s parent;
8. income (other than that required by law to determine eligibility for participation in the program or for receiving financial assistance under such program);

then the district will protect the privacy of the student in the event of administration of such a survey, by allowing parents to inspect the survey prior to administration and by advising the students that their responses should contain no personally identifiable information. The provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to any survey administered to a student in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.