School District of Philadelphia Policies

The School District of Philadelphia is currently revising the policies and, as such, they are subject to change.


BOARD POLICIES

School Reform Commission

000 School Reform Commission Policy/Administrative Procedures
001 Name and Classification
002 Authority and Powers
003 Functions
004 Membership
005 Organization
006 Meetings
006.1 Attendance at Meetings Via Electronic Communications
007 Policy Manual Access
008 Policy Development
009 Operations Oversight
010 Constituent Services
011 Governance Standards/Code of Ethics/Conduct

Programs

100 Strategic Plan
101 Mission Statement
101.1 Theory Of Action For Change
102 Multiracial/Multicultural/Gender Education
103 Nondiscrimination In School And Classroom Practices
103.1 Nondiscrimination – Qualified Students With Disabilities/Protected Handicapped Students
104 Nondiscrimination In Employment Practices
104.1 Nondiscrimination In Purchasing/Contracting Practices
105 Curriculum Development
105.1 Curriculum Review By Parents/Guardians and Students
106 Academic Standards
107 Adoption of Planned Instruction
108 Adoption of Textbooks
109 Resource Materials
110 Instructional Supplies
111 Lesson Plans
112 Guidance and Counseling
113 Special Education
113.1 Discipline of Students with Disabilities
113.2 Behavior Support
113.3 Screening and Evaluations for Students with Disabilities
113.4 Confidentiality of Special Education Student Information
114 Gifted Education
115 Career And Technical Education
116 Tutoring
117 Homebound Instruction
118 Independent Study
119 Controversial Issues
120 Human Growth and Development
121 Field Trips
122 Extracurricular Activities
123 Interscholastic Athletics
123.1 Concussion Management
123.2 Sudden Cardiac Arrest
124 Alternative Instruction Courses
124.1 Summer Learning
125 Adult Education
126 Class Size
127 Assessments
128 Early Childhood Education
130 Homework
131 Multiple Pathways
132 Alternative Education
137 Home Education Programs
137.1 Extracurricular Participation By Home Education Students
138 Limited English Proficiency Program
142 Migrant Students
143 Standards For Persistently Dangerous Schools
144 Standards For Victims Of Violent Crimes
145 Student and Staff Wellness
146 Student Services

Pupils

200 Enrollment Of Students
201 Admission of Students
202 Eligibility of Nonresident Students
203 Immunization and Communicable Diseases
203.1 HIV Infection
204 Attendance
205 Postgraduate Students
206 Assignment within The District
207 Confidential Communications Of Students
208 Withdrawal from School
209 Health Examinations/Screenings
210 Use of Medications/Medical Technology
210.1 Possession/Use of Emergency Medications
211 Student Accident Insurance
212 Reporting Student Progress
213 Assessment Of Student Progress
214 Class Rank
215 Promotion and Retention
216 Student Records
216.1 Supplemental Discipline Records
216.2 Missing Child Registration
217 Graduation Requirements
218 Student Conduct and Discipline
218.1 Weapons
218.2 Terroristic Threats/Acts
219 Student Complaint Process
220 Student Expression/Distribution And Posting Of Materials
221 Dress and Grooming
222 Tobacco Use
223 Use Of Bicycles And Motor Vehicles
224 Care of School Property
226 Student Searches
227 Controlled Substances/Paraphernalia
228 Student Government
229 Student Fund Raising
230 Public Performances by Students
231 Social Events and Class Trips
232 Student Involvement In Decision-Making
233 Suspension and Expulsion
234 Pregnant/Parenting/Married Students
235 Student Rights/Surveys
236 Student Assistance Program
237 Electronic Devices
239 Foreign Exchange Students
240 Scholarships
247 Hazing
248 Unlawful Harassment
249 Bullying/Cyberbullying
250 Student Recruitment
251 Homeless Students
252 Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students
253 Youth Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Employees

301 Creating A Position
302 Employment of the Superintendent
304 Employment Of District Staff
305 Employment Of Substitutes
306 Employment Of Summer School Staff
307 Student Teachers/Interns
308 Employment Contract/SRC Resolution
309 Assignment And Transfer
310 Abolishing A Position
311 Suspensions/Furloughs
312 Evaluation Of Superintendent
313 Evaluation Of Employees
314 Physical Examination
314.1 HIV Infection
315 Head Start Program Staff
316 Nontenured Employees
317 Conduct/Disciplinary Procedures
318 Penalties For Tardiness
319 Outside Activities
320 Freedom Of Speech In Nonschool Settings
321 Political Activities
322 Gifts
323 Tobacco Use
324 Personnel Files
325 Dress And Grooming
326 Complaint Process
327 Management Team
328 Compensation Plans/Salary Schedules
330 Overtime
331 Expense Reimbursement
332 Working Periods
333 Professional Development
334 Sick Leave
335 Family And Medical Leaves
336 Personal Leave
337 Vacation
338 Sabbatical Leave
338.1 Compensated Professional Leaves
339 Uncompensated Leave
340 Responsibility For Student Welfare
341 Benefits For Part-Time Employees
342 Jury Duty
343 Paid Holidays
344 Employee Identification Numbers
345 Identification Badges
346 Workers’ Compensation
347 Workers’ Compensation Transitional Return-To-Work Program
348 Unlawful Harassment
350 Employee Assistance Program
351 Alcohol, Drug And Substance Abuse

Charter Schools

400 Charter Schools
401 Charter School Office
402 Charter Applications
403 Charter Agreements
404 Charter School Monitoring
405 Renewal, Nonrenewal And Revocation
406 Enrollment Increases And Grade Reconfigurations
407 Extracurricular Participation By Charter/Cyber Charter Students
141 Renaissance Schools Initiative

Finances

601 Fiscal Objectives
602 Budget Planning
603 Budget Preparation
604 Budget Adoption
605 Tax Levy
606 Tax Collection
607 Tuition Charges for Pupils of Other Districts
608 Bank Accounts
609 Investment of District Funds
610 Purchases Subject To Bid/Quotation
610.1 Disqualification, Suspension or Debarment of Bidders
611 Purchases Budgeted
612 Purchases not Budgeted
613 Cooperative Purchasing
614 Payroll Authorization
615 Payroll Deductions
616 Payment of Bills
617 Petty Cash/Imprest Funds
618 Student Activity Funds
619 District Audit
620 Fund Balance
622 GASB Statement 34
623 Debt
624 Taxable Fringe Benefits
626 Federal Fiscal Compliance

Property

701 Facilities Planning
702 Gifts, Grants, Donations, Scholarships
702.1 Common Trust Funds
703 Sanitary Management
704 Maintenance
705 Safety
706 Real Property Management
706.1 Property Records
707 Use of School Facilities
708 Lending Of Equipment And Books
709 Building Security
710 Use Of Facilities, Equipment And Supplies By Staff
711 Use of School District Vehicles
712 Naming of School District Properties
713 Trespassing
714 Facilities Rightsizing
715 Use Of FAX Machines
716 Integrated Pest Management
717 Mobile Communications Devices
717.1 Computers and Portable Computing Devices
718 Service Animals In Schools
719 Adaptive Sale And Reuse

Operations

800 Records Management
801 Public Records
802 School Organization
803 School Calendar
804 School Day
805 Emergency Preparedness
805.1 Relations with Law Enforcement Agencies
806 Child Abuse
807 Opening Exercises/Flag Displays
808 Food Services
808.1 Free/Reduced-Price Meals
810 Transportation
810.1 Controlled Substance/Alcohol Requirements For Covered Drivers
811 Bonding
812 Property Insurance
813 Other Insurance
814 Copyright Material
815 Acceptable Use of Internet, Computers and Network Resources
815.1 Internet and Media Presence
816 Weapons
817 Use Of Scanning Equipment To Detect Weapons
818 Contracted Services
820 Ratification of Contracts and Acceptance of Gifts
822 Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
828 Suspected Financial Misconduct And Dishonesty
830 Breach Of Computerized Personal Information

Community

901 Public Relations Objectives
902 Publications Programs
903 Public Participation In SRC Meetings
904 Public Attendance At School Events
905 Citizen Advisory Committees
906 Public Complaints
907 School Visitors
908 Relations With Parents/Guardians
909 Municipal Government Relations
910 Community Engagement
911 News Media Relations
912 Relations With Educational Institutions
913 Nonschool Organizations/Groups/Individuals
915 Relations With Safe Schools Advocate
916 Volunteers
917 Parental/Family Involvement
918 Title I Parental Involvement
918.1 2011-12 District-Wide Parent Engagement Policy
919 District/School Report Cards
920 School Advisory Councils

Grant Management and Compliance

1000 Grant Management Compliance And Administration

View the Principals' Procedures Manual