The School Board of Miami-Dade County
Bylaws & Policies
Unless a specific policy has been amended and the date the policy was revised is noted at the bottom of that policy, the Bylaws and Policies of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools were adopted on May 11, 2011 and were in effect beginning July 1, 2011.


All property shall be acquired through proper purchasing procedures either through Procurement or internal funds, or through donations from outside sources. All property, however, including vehicular equipment shall be in the name of the School Board and under its full control. All property acquired from sources other than District funds, such as PTA donations, shall be reported promptly according to procedures for property accountability.

Removal of Property

 A.Property shall not be taken from any school building or premises for private use. Property may be lent to outside agencies, or organizations only with the prior written approval of the principal or accountable officer or designee of the location pursuant to Policy 7530.

 B.Major property items shall not be exchanged between schools or departments except upon the written approval of the principal or the accountable officer or designee of the location. Form 1670 is required to record and request approval of these exchanges of property.

Disposal, Sale, or Exchange

Property which is not suitable for School District use shall be disposed of according to State law and Policy 7310.

F.S. 287.14, 287.16, 1001.42, 1010.04