Decatur County Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
Table of Contents


5000 - STUDENTS
5110Student Handbooks
5111Admission to the Corporation
5111.01Homeless Students
5111.02Educational Opportunity for Military Children
5112aAdmission to Kindergarten
5112bYoung Kindergarten Programs
5112cAppeal for Early Entrance to Kindergarten or First Grade
5113.02School Choice Options Provided by the No Child Left Behind Act
5114Student and Exchange Visitor Program
5114aForeign Students on Visa (I-20)
5120Assignment to School, Class, and Grade
5130Withdrawal from School
5200Student Attendance
5230Early Dismissal
5320Immunization of Students in School
5330Use of Medications
5350Suicide Intervention Process
5360Recess Guideline for Harsh Weather
5360bGuidelines for Preventing Heat-Related Problems
5410Promotion, Placement, and Retention
5460Graduation Requirements
5460aGraduation Examination
5460.01Semester Requirements for Graduation from High School
5463Admission of Students from Nonaccredited Schools
5500aStudent Conduct in School
5511Dress and Grooming
5513Care of Property
5515Use of Motor Vehicles
5517Anti-Harassment
5517.01Bullying
5530Symptoms of Overdose with Drugs
5530.01Drug-Testing
5540aRelationship with Governmental Agencies
5600aStudent Discipline
5605aDisciplining Special Education Students
5605bDisciplining a Section 504 Student
5610Suspension and Expulsion
5610aExpulsion of Students not yet Identified as Eligible for Special Education
5610.02In-School Discipline
5611Due Process
5630aAlternatives to Corporal Punishment
5630bUse of Physical Force
5722School-Sponsored Student Publications and Productions
5723Student Rights of Expression
5751Pregnancy
5772Weapons
5820Student Government
5830Student Fundraising
5850Student Social Events
5880Public Performances by Students
5895Student Employment