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.


The Superintendent shall develop and implement a program for sanitation and housekeeping of school and facility buildings, grounds, and equipment pursuant to law.

The Principal is responsible for the sanitation and cleanliness of their school or facility and shall comply with the most current revisions of the Districtís Custodial Standards and applicable sections of the Environment Health and Safety Plan.

The Department of Plant Operations will perform periodic cleaning and sanitation inspections at all schools. The Principal shall ensure that prompt action is taken to address all cleaning and sanitation inspection deficiencies and State Department of Health inspection violations.

F.S. 1001.51