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Sections 700-800

700: SUPPORT SERVICES

STUDENT TRANSPORTATION

700: Student Transportation
712: Student Transportation System
716: Transportation Liability Insurance
722: Unauthorized School Bus Entry
730: Student Bus Conduct

BUS DRIVER CONDUCT

738: School Bus Driver
740: Duties of School Bus Drivers
742: Bus Driver Conduct
744: Bus Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
746: Bus Warning Violations

800: BUSINESS PROCEDURES

800: Fiscal Management

BONDING/INSURANCE

802: Fidelity Bond
804: Insurance
806: Bond Requirements for Public Works
808: Levy Certification
809: Conditions for Use of District Vehicles

BUDGET

811: Budget Planning and Adoption
812: Budget Adjustments
814: Monthly Budget and Treasurer’s Report

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

820: Annual Statement of Financial Condition
822: Audit of Financial Statements
830: Gifts, Grants and Bequests
832: Income from Sale or Use of School Property
834: Increase in Fees
836: Investments
838: Activity Funds
839: Associated Student Body Fund Procedures

PAYROLL

840: Payroll Deductions
842: Payroll Periods

PURCHASING

850: Purchasing
850.30: Purchasing or Leasing Personal Property
850.60: Service Contracts
850.90: Public Works Construction
851: Bidding Procedures
852: Issuance of Checks
854: Cancellation of Checks
856: Lease/Purchase Agreements
857: Personal Service Contracts; Notice Requirements
857.50: Contracted Educational Services
858: Payment for Goods and Services
860: Purchase Orders

RECORD KEEPING

864: HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance
870: Board of Trustees Records
872: Inventory Records of Fixed Assets
874: Personnel Records
876: Website Regarding District Expenditures
877: Time and Effort Reporting
878: Collections

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

880: Electronic Signature and Filing

STUDENT RECORDS680: Transfer of Student Records
681: Student Records
686: Permanent Student Records
690: Student Learning Plans

COMPUTER

696: Computer Software
698: Computer and Network Service
699: Technology Instruction and Determining Average Daily Attendance (ADA)

Sections 500-600

500: STUDENTS

500: Student Handbooks
502: Student Publications
504: Student Harassment
504.50: Prohibition Against Harassment, intimidation
506: Juvenile Sex Offenders
507: Foreign Students
508: Tracking Foreign Students and Foreign Exchange Visitors
514: Evacuation/Fire Drills
516: Freedom of Speech and Expression
518: Restraint or Seclusion of a Student

ATTENDANCE

520: Proof of Age and Identification
522: Habitual Truancy
523: Attendance Records
524: Student Driving Privileges

DISCIPLINE

540: Prohibition of Weapons
542: Searches by School Officials
543: Student Suspension
544: Student Expulsion/Denial of Enrollment
545: Disciplining Students With Disabilities (IDEA)
546: Disciplining Students With Disabilities (Section 504)
547: Corporal Punishment
548: Theft or Destruction of School Property
549: Prohibition of Gang Activities
550: Assault and Battery
551: Student Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use
552: Hazing Prohibition

STUDENT HEALTH

560: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
561: Administering Medications
561.50: Administering Medications: Diabetes
562: Exclusion for Communicable Diseases
563: Exclusion for Head Lice
564: Health Records and Emergency Care
564.50:Student Concussion Procedures and Protocols 
565: Immunization Requirements
566: Student Suicidal Tendencies
567: Do Not Resuscitate Orders
568: School Wellness Policy

ACTIVITIES

570: Extracurricular Student Activities
572: Eligibility and Participation in Interscholastic Activities
574: Field Trips
576: Extended Field Trips
578: Student Groups in School Facilities

600: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

600: Accreditation
602: Personnel Standards
604: Elementary School Required Instruction
605: Middle School/Junior High School Required Instruction
607: Idaho Promise Scholarship Program
608: Early Graduation
610: High School Graduation Requirements
611: High School Graduation Requirements: Alternate Measures for Demonstrating Proficiency
612: Credit by Examination
613: Credit Acceptance for Transferring Students
614: Participation in Statewide Assessments
616: Promotion of Elementary Students

ENROLLMENT

630: Dual Enrollment
632: Open Enrollment
632.50: Attendance Zones
634: Postsecondary Enrollment Options
635: Student Safety Measures
636: Public School Choice

CURRICULUM/MATERIALS

640: Curriculum
641: Citizenship, U.S. Constitution, National Flag and Colors
644: Controversial Issues
646: Guest Speakers
650: Library and Resource Center Materials
652: Selection of Curriculum Materials
654: Sex Education
656: Social Studies
660: Technology
661: Prohibition Against Reproduction of Copyrighted Material
662: Curricular Materials Adoption Committee

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

669: Special Education Services to Private School Students
670: Special Education
671: Section 504 Procedures for Students with Disabilities
672: Gifted/Talented Education
673: Reading Assessment and Intervention Program
674: Limited English Proficiency Programs
676: Placement of Students at Alternative Schools
677: Title I – Development of Parental Involvement Policy
677.10: Title I – Parental Involvement
677.50: Federal Impact Aid
678: Release Time
679: Religion in Schools
679.50: Homeless Students

STUDENT RECORDS (Also found in section 800: Business Procedures)

680: Transfer of Student Records
681: Student Records
681.50 Protection of Student Data
686: Permanent Student Records
690: Student Learning Plans

COMPUTER (Also found in section 800: Business Procedures)

696: Computer Software
698: Computer and Network Service
699: Technology Instruction and Determining Average Daily Attendance (ADA)

Sections 300-400

300: ADMINISTRATION

300: Statement of Guiding Principles
302: Administrative Appointment
304: Superintendent Appointment
306: Superintendent Authority 
308: Principal Contracts 
310: Administrative Personnel Evaluation 
350: School Calendar
352: Emergency School Closure
354: School Holidays

400: PERSONNEL

GENERAL PROVISIONS

400: Reporting New Employees
401: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
402: Criminal History Checks for Employees, Volunteers and Contractors
403: Employee Drug and Alcohol Use & Testing
404: Employer Recommendations

405: Gifts to Employees

406: Investigating and Reporting Suspected Child Abuse, Abandonment or Neglect

LEAVE

407: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
407.50: Sick Leave
408: Jury Duty
409: Military Leave
409.50: Administrative Leave with Pay: Delegation of Authority

PROTECTIONS

410: Non-Discrimination in Employment
411: Personnel Files
412: General Personnel Regulations
413: Political Activities
414: Sexual Harassment
415: Staff Protection
416: Whistle Blower
417: Employee Volunteers
418: Personnel Conflict of Interest
419: Supplementation of Worker’s Compensation Benefits

PARAPROFESSIONALS

430: Qualifications and Training Requirements of Instructional Paraprofessionals

CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES

440: Definition of Certificated Employee
442: Code of Ethics for Certificated Employees
444: Employment Contracts with Certificated Employees
445: Evaluation and Probation of Certificated Employees
445.50: Due Process of Certificated Employees
446: Negotiated Agreement Terms
447: Recruitment of Certificated Employees
448: Reduction in Force Regarding Certificated Employees
449: Release from Contract of Certificated Employees
450: Release Time for Certificated Employees
452: Suspension of Teaching Certificate
453: Support Programs
454: Discharge of Certificated Employees
456: Reading Programs In-service Training
457: Extra Duty Assignments for Advisors/Coaches
458: Part-Time Employment and Job Sharing for Certificated Employees
459: Reassignment of Administrative Employees
460: Certificated Employees: Informal Review Procedure
461: Qualifications of Certificated Personnel
462: Staffing Patterns
463: Title I Professional Development
464: FLSA: Exempt Employees

NON-CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEE

470: Definition of Non-Certificated Personnel
471: Non-Certificated Employees: At-Will Employment

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

472: Salary Schedules for Non-Certificated Employees
473: Group Health Insurance for Non-Certificated Employees
474: Evaluation of Non-Certificated Employees
475: FLSA: Non-Exempt Employees and Overtime Requirements
476: Grievance Procedure for Non-Certificated Employees

LEAVE

477: Absence Without Pay for Non-Certificated Employees
478: Illness or Death in Immediate Family: Non-Certificated Employees
479: Trip Expenditures
480: Vacation Leave for Non-Certificated Employees

Policy Overview

Photo of pen on top of legal documentsThe elected Board of Trustees is responsible for approving the policies that govern the operation of Kuna School District. These policies are available in full by following the links on the right side of this page or by selecting the links listed below. To help you locate the subject you are interested in, use the following listing of the topics for each of the major subject headings:

100: Educational Philosophy (includes mission statement, code of ethics, exceptions to policy).

200: School Board (includes policies that govern how the Board of Trustees will operate).

300: Administration (these policies govern the role of the Superintendent, building principals, other administrative staff, calendars, and closures).

400: Personnel (section 400 contains policies pertaining to both certified and non-certified employees).

500: Students (includes policies on attendance, student behavior and discipline, student activities, student records, etc).

600: Educational Programs (covers curriculum, enrollment, progress reports, high school credits and graduation requirements, etc).

700: Support Services (this section covers transportation and bus driver conduct).

800: Business Procedures (section 800 contains policies that govern financial processes of the district, including budgeting, accounting, purchasing, assets, student body funds, and records retention).

900: Buildings and Sites (includes policies on maintenance and operations of existing school district facilities and also acquisition of sites for future schools).

1000: Community Relations (these policies govern public communications, fund raising).

All policy documents are provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Superintendent Johnson's Newsletter

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Superintendent Johnson's Newsletter

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Rumors, Questions, Feedback

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Rumors, Questions, Feedback

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School Alert Text Messaging

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School Alert Text Messaging

Text Messaging is just another important tool Kuna School District is implementing as a way to communicate to parents.
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District and Community eFlyers

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Kuna School District - Peachjar

School and school district-approved eflyers will keep you informed about upcoming school activities, programs, and events.
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  • Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 20-24

    Winter Break - Dec. 22 - Jan 5

    No School (Human Rights Day) - Jan 15

    Finals: Grades 7-12 (2 hour early release) - Jan. 18-19

    End of Quarter 2/Semester 1 - Jan. 19

    Kindergarten 2018 Registration Opens - Feb 1

    No School (Teacher In-service) - Feb. 16

    No School (Presidents Day) - Feb. 19

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    All new students registering for the 2017-18 school year, can complete the registration packet by clicking the following links which are available in both English and Spanish. If you have any questions, please check out the Online Enrollment FAQ

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    The district offers a variety of schedules and programs in order to best meet the needs of families in our community.

    Kindergarten registration for the 2017 - 2018 school year, Now Open.

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    The Kuna Way Awards

    Please help us to celebrate our colleagues and community partners who are examples of practicing the Kuna Way.

    If you know of someone who should receive this award, please nominate this person via the website feedback link.

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Kuna Mission and Vision

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The Kuna School District inspires each student to become a lifelong learner and a contributing, responsible citizen.

Vision

Working together with parents, community resources and educators, each student who graduates from the Kuna School District will have the knowledge and skills necessary to be able to have the future he/she desires.