The Wappingers Central School District is required by New York State and federal laws to adopt policies related to many aspects of school operations. It is also required to provide notifications related to a variety of topics, policies, and practices. This page is a central resource for the required notifications.
Board of Education Policies
The Board of Education sets policy for the school district. Board of Education policies provide guidance and direction to school employees regarding many matters ranging from student issues to finance. Board policies, and all information about Board of Education meetings, including agendas and minutes, may be found on BoardDocs. Click here to access BoardDocs for the WCSD.
Academic Records, Student/Family Rights, Privacy
Below are links related to students' information and rights, including staff qualifications and information the district shares with others.
Board Policy 5500 - Student Records & 5500-R Regulation
Family Educational Rights and Privacy (FERPA)
FERPA Authorization Form
Parents' Bill of Rights for Student Data Privacy and Security
Board Policy 5550 - Student Privacy
FOIL - Freedom of Information
Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) for Principals and Teachers
Below are links to information regarding student conduct, including attendance expectations, bullying and harrassment.
Attendance Policy Summary
Code of Conduct Summary - Parents
Code of Conduct Summary - Elementary Students
Code of Conduct Summary - Jr. and Sr. High Students
WCSD Code of Conduct
Facilities, Health, and Safety
Below are links related to the WCSD facilities, health, and safety.
Child Nutritional Program
Water Testing Results 2016
Child Abuse Hotline Information
Information Regarding Sex Offenders
District Safety Plan