Asbestos Management Plan
In compliance with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), this is notice that the St. Croix Central School District has an Asbestos Management Plan at the school district office.
Child Nutrition Program
School districts that participate in USDA child nutrition programs (National School Lunch or Breakfast Programs) are required to provide an annual notice to parents/guardians informing them of the child nutrition programs offered in the district and eligibility requirements for free or reduced price meals/milk.
Education of Homeless Children and Youths
Homelessness Defined: In July of 1987 President Ronald Reagan signed into federal law the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act. The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act guarantees the educational rights of children and youth who are homeless regardless of whether they are living with parents, guardians or are on their own.
Educational Options
The St. Croix Central School District offers the following educational options for district students. Please click on the links for more information.
Highly Qualified Teachers Notice
As a parent of a student at St. Croix Central, you have the right to know the professional qualifications of the classroom teachers who instruct your child. Federal law allows you to ask for certain information about your child's classroom teachers, and requires us to give you this information in a timely manner if you ask for it.
Meningococcal Disease Information
Public health authorities recommend that teenagers and college-bound students be immunized against a potentially fatal bacterial infection called meningococcal disease, a type of meningitis.
Programs for English Language Learners
English Learners Defined Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Wisconsin created educational policies and mandates that addressed English Language Learner (ELL) and bilingual programming. Title III Part A, was written to help ensure that children and youth who are limited English proficient, Native American and/or immigrants, attain English language proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English and meet the same requirements on state academic standard tests as their peers.
Public Notification of Non-Discrimination Policy
It is the policy of St. Croix Central School District that no person may be denied admission to any public school in this district or be denied participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be discriminated against in any curricular, extracurricular, pupil service, recreational, or other program or activity because of the person's sex, race, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability or handicap as required by s. ll8.l3, Wis. Stats.
Release of Student Directory Information
Board Policy100.300: Pursuant to Federal law St. Croix Central School District will disclose or release appropriately designated "directory information" without prior parental written consent. The primary purpose of this policy is to allow appropriate information from student education records to appear in certain school publications.
School Accountability Report
School District Report Card
District Performance Report
Special Education
Special Education Defined: Special Education Services provide comprehensive and individualized programs for students with disabilities. Services are provided to students ages three through high school and to some students until age 21. Students are identified in accordance with Federal and State laws governing public schools. The Special Education Department provides specialized instruction based on the student's written plan called an Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Special Needs Scholarship Program
This notice serves to inform parents and guardians of students with disabilities that the State of Wisconsin has established the Special Needs Scholarship Program. Under this scholarship program, a child with a disability may be eligible to receive a scholarship from the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) that allows the child to attend a private school that is participating in the scholarship program. Students who apply for and receive a scholarship may first attend an eligible private school under the program beginning in the 2016-17 school year.
Student Academic Standards
The Wisconsin State Standards are the first step in providing St. Croix Central School District students with a high-quality education. It should be clear to every student, parent, and teacher what the standards of success are in every school. The goal of the standards is to provide the skills necessary so students are prepared for success in postsecondary education and the workforce.
Student Attendance
Regular attendance is necessary for your child's success. It is necessary for you to call your child's school if she/he is going to be absent or tardy.
Student Bullying
The St. Croix Central School District strives to provide a safe, secure and respectful learning environment for all students in school buildings, on school grounds, on school buses and at school-sponsored activities. Bullying has harmful social, physical, psychological and academic impact on the bullies, the victims and the bystanders. District staff shall consistently and vigorously address bullying so that there are no negative impacts to students and there are no disruptions to the learning environment and learning process.
Student Privacy
Board Policy 333: Parents may request a change in or exemption to their child's participation in certain District educational programs or activities in accordance with state and federal laws. These laws also grant parents and guardians the right to inspect certain materials that are part of the District's curriculum or other activities.
Student Records
St. Croix Central School District will be maintaining student records in accordance with Wisconsin Law Section 188.125. Student transcripts will remain on file indefinitely and available upon written request from former students for forwarding to schools, etc.
Title I Program
It is the intent of the District to help all students reach their potential and meet the District's educational goals. In an effort to help students who need support in meeting high academic standards, the School Board shall participate in the federal Title I program and abide by all legal requirements for participation in such program.
Use or Possession of Electronic Communication Devices
St. Croix Central School District is committed to engaging our students in learning and holding them to the highest expectations of student achievement. Technology plays an ever increase role in our everyday lives and that of our students. In order to allow students greater access to learning resources via the district's wireless service the Board has established this Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)/Student Use of District-Owned Mobile Devices policy.
Virtual Charter School Notice
The St. Croix Valley Academy of Virtual Education was developed in part to support and assist parents in their chosen role as the primary educators of their children and to better serve the unmet needs of some of our students. Please contact Stephani Owens, Virtual Education Coordinator, for more information.
Youth Options Program
Juniors and Seniors who are in good academic standing will have the opportunity to enroll in college classes at local post secondary institutions.
Youth Suicide Prevention
The following information has been provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the National Suicide Resource Center. Please follow the link to the SCC High School webpage for more information on community resources.
Youth Suicide Prevention
The following information has been provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
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