Policies and Procedures

The Board of Education sets local education policy consistent with state and federal laws governing public education. At the direction of the Board, the Superintendent and the school system administrative staff develop policies and administrative procedures to support policy decisions. Development and revision of policies follow Policy 2020 Policy Development and Adoption.

The policies are assigned by category series as follows:

Alphabetical Index to Policies(PDF)

Numerical Index to Policies (PDF)

Highlights of changes to policies and procedures (PDF)

Under Consideration


  • Policy 1050 new webpage – Tobacco-Free Environment
  • Policy 1060 new webpage – Bullying, Cyberbullying, Harassment, or Intimidation
  • Policy 2010 new webpage – Student Representation
  • Policy 2060 new webpage – Advisory Committees to the Board of Education
  • Policy 3050 – Records Management
  • Policy 3060 new webpage – Data Privacy (New)
  • Policy 6010 new webpage – School Attendance Areas
  • Policy 8010 new webpage – Grading and Reporting: Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade 8
  • Policy 8200 new webpage – Digital Education (New)
  • Policy 9100 new webpage – Educational Programs for Pregnant and Parenting Students
  • Policy 9240 new webpage – Student Use and Possession of Tobacco Products
  • Policy 9400 new webpage – Use of Student Behavior Intervention Practices (New)

Public Input

During the development or revision period, comments and suggestions for changes to the policies under review can be submitted via email to policy@hcpss.org and will be shared with the applicable committee chairs prior to the presentation of the proposed policy report to the Board of Education.

After presentation of the proposed policy to the Board of Education, the public are invited to submit written testimony at least 48 hours prior to the meeting at which the Board is scheduled to take action by email to boe@hcpss.org or by letter to the Board of Education Office. The public may also testify in person at the public hearing. Equal consideration is given to written and oral testimony.


For more information, contact policy@hcpss.org.