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08. Student Information Policy

The USD 253 Board of Education designates the following student information categories as directory information to become public records (i.e. honor rolls, team rosters, yearbooks):

  1. Name, address, and telephone number
  2. Parent(s) or guardian
  3. Electronic mail address
  4. Date and place of birth
  5. Picture and yearbook information
  6. Date of attendance or grade placement
  7. The most recent educational agency or institution attended by the student
  8. Major field of study
  9. Honors and awards received
  10. Weight, height, and participation in and eligibility for officially recognized activities and sports

Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, parents or guardians of students enrolled in any educational institution receiving federal funds are given certain rights concerning the educational records of their children. Parents who do not want to have any of the above information released should give written notice to the principal. (Refer to BOE Policy JRB and JRC)