A Guide to Building Care
This Guide contains information about the ways in which building staff and all building occupants can assist the District in maintaining a clean, safe, and healthy learning and working environment.
Adequate Yearly Progress
As part of the “No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2002” school districts are required to notify parents/guardians when schools their children attend have not made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for two consecutive years.
In compliance with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), a copy of the Peninsula School District’s Asbestos Management Plan is available in the main office of each district building. In addition, a master copy of the plan is available at the district Maintenance Office. Questions may be directed to the Maintenance Department, attention Patrick Gillespie, at 530-3801.
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.
FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children’s education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are “eligible students.”
Click on the links below for more information:
- Balancing Student Privacy and School Safety:
A Guide to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
for Elementary and Secondary Schools
- FERPA and Homelessness: A Technical Assistance Tool for NAEHCY Members
- Parents’ Guide to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act:
Rights Regarding Children’s Education Records
- U.S. Department of Education
Washington State law requires that the parent/guardian of students in grades 6-12 be provided with information about the causes, symptoms, and methods of prevention of meningococcal disease.
Pierce County Sex Offender Notices
Principals will be notified directly by Pierce County if a Level 1 or Level 2 Offender moves within 100 feet of their school; however, in the event a Level 3 moves into the community the District will be notified. The most efficient method for families to remain aware of the registered offenders in our community is to access the Pierce County Sex Offender website:
There are NO notifications at this time.