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500 : Students

The District is in the process of reviewing and renumbering the policies to align with the Iowa Association of School Boards. Some policies have not yet been updated.  If you are looking for a policy, please contact JD (515.268.6660 or joshua.mitchell@ames.k12.ia.us) for assistance. Policies in bold are required policies.

Policy Number and Title  Date Last Reviewed 
500 – Objectives for Equal Education Opportunities for Students January 13, 2020

Student Attendance

Policy Number and Title  Date Last Reviewed 
501.1 – Resident Students   May 7, 2018
501.2 – Nonresident Students  May 7, 2018
501.3  – Attendance  August 21, 2017
501.4 – Entrance – Admissions  May 8, 2017
501.5 – Attendance Center Assignment October 12, 2020
501.5.A – Attendance Areas April 28, 2014
501.9 – Student Absences – Excused August 3, 2020
501.14 – Open Enrollment Transfers – as Sending District  May 7, 2018
501.15 – Open Enrollment Transfers – as Receiving District  May 7, 2018
501.16 – Homeless Children and Youth  February 22, 2016

Student Rights and Responsibilities 

Policy Number and Title  Date Last Reviewed 
502.6 – Weapons  November 18, 2019
502.7 – Smoking, Drinking, Drugs February 4, 2019
502.8 – Search and Seizure  November 21, 2016
502.10 – Use of Motor Vehicles February 8, 2021

Student Discipline

Policy Number and Title  Date Last Reviewed 
503.1 – Student Conduct Code  February 8, 2021
503.2 – Expulsion February 4, 2019
503.3 – Fines, Fees, Charges January 26, 2015
503.3.A – Fee Waiver May 11, 2015
503.4 – Good Conduct Rule  February 22, 2021
503.5 – Corporal Punishment and Reasonable Force February 8, 2021

Student Activities

Policy Number and Title  Date Last Reviewed 
504.5 – Student Fund Raising  May 8, 2017
504.6.A – Nonathletic Cocurricular Programs June 6, 2016
504.6.B – Interscholastic Athletic Programs June 6, 2016

Student Records

Policy Number and Title  Date Last Reviewed 
505.1 – Student Progress Reports to Parents  June 6, 2016
505.2  – Acceleration, Retention, Deceleration October 20, 2014
505.4 – Standardized Assessment June 6, 2016
505.5 – Graduation Requirements  October 12, 2020
505.5A – Graduation Requirements for Special Education Students January 13, 2014
505.8 – Parent and Family Engagement October 12, 2020
505.8.A – Parent Involvement November 21, 2016
505.8.B – Parent Involvement – Title I November 23, 2015

Education Records

Policy Number and Title  Date Last Reviewed 
506 – Student Records  March 26, 2018

Student Health and Well-Being

Policy Number and Title  Date Last Reviewed 
507.1 – Student Health and Immunization Certificates  May 11, 2015
507.2 – Administering Medication to Students  May 11, 2015
507.3 – Communicable Diseases – Students   April 12, 2021
507.4 – Student Injury and Illness at School  January 26, 2015
507.5 – Fire Drills and Tornado Drills February 25, 2013
507.8 – Special Health Services  January 26, 2015

507.9 – Wellness 

September 14, 2020

Miscellaneous Student-Related Matters

Policy Number and Title  Date Last Reviewed 
508.2 – Activity Scheduling April 28, 2014
508.3 – Supervision of Students January 26, 2015
508.4 – Employment of Students January 13, 2014
508.5 – Student Involvement in Decisionmaking November 17, 2014

 

 

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