NOTICE OF EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS
Per section 118.57 of Wisconsin State Statute, the Fond du Lac School District is required to annually notify parents of the educational options available to children who reside in the school district. Said options and applicable links to a current listing of educational options are available below.
• State Virtual Schools including those listed at - http://dpi.wi.gov/imt/digital-learning/virtual-schools
• Home-Based Private Education - http://dpi.wi.gov/sms/home-based
• Youth Options - http://dpi.wi.gov/youthoptions
• Course Options - http://dpi.wi.gov/courseoptions
SCHOOL AND DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY REPORTS
The most recent School and District Accountability Reports are always available at the link below. The most recent accountability reports are the 2015-16 school year reports.
In the Fond du Lac School District, the District report card received the exceeds expectations designation, one school meets few expectations, five of our schools meet expectations, seven schools exceeded expectations, and two schools significantly exceeded expectations based on the 2015-16 data.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL NEEDS VOUCHER PROGRAM
Per 15.7915 of Wisconsin State Statute, the Fond du Lac School District is required to annually notify families of students with disabilities of the Special Needs Voucher Program available to children who reside in the school district. This program was created under Wisconsin Act 55 and will begin with the 2016-17 school year. The applicable link to further information is available below.
NOTICE OF STUDENT ACADEMIC STANDARDS IN THE FOND DU LAC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN EFFECT FOR THE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR
The Fond du Lac School District has adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Language Arts, Disciplinary Literacy, and Math and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for Science. The District implements the Wisconsin Model Academic Standards in Social Studies and all related areas including Music, Art, Physical Education, Health Education, Foreign Language, and Career and Technical Education. The Information and Technology Literacy Standards are infused into all curricular areas.
Approved by the Board of Education – 7/19/16FOND DU LAC SCHOOL DISTRICT CHILD FIND AND STUDENT SERVICES
The District must locate, identify, and evaluate all resident children with disabilities, including children with disabilities attending private schools, regardless of the severity of their disabilities. The school district has a special education screening program to locate and screen all children with suspected disabilities who are residents of the District and who have not graduated from high school. Upon request, the District will screen any resident child who has not graduated from high school to determine whether a special education referral is appropriate. A request may be made by contacting Danica Lewis, Director of Pupil Services, 920-906-6520 or by writing her at Fond du Lac School District, 72 West Ninth Street, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935. The entire document is available in pdf format below.
FOND DU LAC SCHOOL DISTRICT INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAK READINESS PLAN
The Fond du Lac School District will take whatever measures necessary to identify, and contain, in cooperation with local, state or national public health authorities, the further spread of outbreaks of infectious disease.
FOND DU LAC SCHOOL DISTRICT NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND, HOMELESS STUDENTS - EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Children of homeless individuals and unaccompanied homeless youth (youth not in the physical custody of a parent/guardian) who are actually living in the District, or who were enrolled in the District when they became homeless, shall have equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including comparable services, as provided to other children and youth who reside in the District. The Superintendent shall designate an employee to be the District's liaison for homeless children and youth, who will be responsible for administration of this policy. The entire document is available in pdf format below.
FOND DU LAC SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTIFICATION OF RIGHTS UNDER THE PROTECTION OF PUPIL RIGHTS AMENDMENT (PPRA)
PPRA affords parents certain rights regarding our conduct of surveys, collection and use of information for marketing purposes, and certain physical exams. The entire document is available in pdf format below.
FOND DU LAC SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENT NONDISCRIMINATION
It is the policy of the Fond du Lac School District, pursuant to §118.13 and §111.31-§111.395, Wis. Stats. and PI 9, along with exceptions and defenses as defined by law, that no person shall be subject to discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, national origin, ancestry, color, creed, religion, age, pregnancy, marital or parental status, arrest or conviction record, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability in its educational programs and in employment. The entire document is available in pdf format below.
FOND DU LAC SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENT RECORDS NOTICE
The Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requires school districts to provide annual notice of student and parents' rights regarding student records; the existence of the Student Records Policy (347) and where copies can be obtained; and, of the opportunity to file a complaint with the Family Policy and Regulations Office of the Department of Education. The entire document is available in pdf format below.