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Student Code of Conduct

Southern Association of American Colleges and Schools AdvancedED

All Hillsborough County Public Schools are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)/AdvancED. The district has maintained a productive relationship with (SACS)/ AdvancED since 1914, and we have been recognized for our pursuit of excellence in education and dedication to the goal of achieving success for all students. SACS/AdvancED District Accreditation assures that all people, processes, departments, and operations in the school system work in concert to increase student learning and organizational effectiveness.

Strategic Plan Summary

Mission
To provide an education and the supports that enable each student to excel as a successful and responsible citizen.
Vision
Preparing Students for Life.
Values
Proactive
Relational
Integrity
Safety
Motivation
Strategic Priorities

Increase Graduation Rates

Communication with Stakeholders

Building Strong Culture and Relationships

Foundation of Financial Stewardship

Dear Parents,

As we begin the school year I would like to invite you and your children to join us in making this year a huge success. We encourage you and your children to read and discuss the Student Code of Conduct. Our staff is looking forward to collaborating with you so that all measures are in place for student achievement.

The Student Code of Conduct is designed to provide you with the expectations for student behavior in all of our schools. There is important information in the Code of Conduct which also explains the role you play in helping us ensure your student reaches his/her fullest potential.

Please read each page carefully and review all material with your children before signing the Acknowledgement Form, which can be found in the first day of school packet. This form must be returned to your child’s school with both the parent and student signature.

We recognize that parental involvement is one of the key factors in a child’s education and we are grateful for the chance to work collaboratively with you. Thank you for entrusting your children to Hillsborough County Public Schools and thank you for all you do to help us Prepare Students for Life.

Sincerely,

Jeff Eakins
Superintendent

All policies in the Student Code of Conduct are subject to change due to the actions of the Florida Legislature, the Florida Board of Education, the state and federal courts, the School Board of Hillsborough County, and the district or school administration.

SOME INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL PROCEDURES MAY VARY ACCORDING TO EACH SCHOOL’S IMPROVEMENT PLAN APPROVED BY THE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD.

Policies referenced in this handbook can be further researched at www.sdhc.k12.fl.us/policymanual

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