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.
The most recent School and District Accountability Reports are always available at the link below. The most recent accountability reports are the 2020-21 school year reports.
The Fond du Lac School District received the meets expectations designation on the 2020-21 report card. Five schools exceeded expectations, six of our schools meet expectations, two schools meet few expectations and one school fails to meet expectations.
The Fond du Lac School District has adopted the Wisconsin Academic Standards in all subject areas including: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Personal Financial Literacy, Music, Art, Physical Education, Health Education, World Language, Information and Technology, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Technology and Engineering. View the current Academic Standards.
Approved by the Board of Education - July 10, 2023
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 Jason Gahan, 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. Click here to view the entire document and learn more about Child Find.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.
ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION/EMERGENCY CARE POLICY AND PROCEDURE
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.
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.
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.
TITLE IX NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEX IN EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
The Fond du Lac School District is committed to maintaining an educational and work environment that is free from discrimination based on sex, including sexual harassment. We believe that every student and staff should feel supported, welcomed and respected and as such shall not discriminate against any person on the basis of sex.
Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 ("Title IX") is a federal law intended to ensure sex and gender equality and protect students and staff against sexual harassment in all school programs and activities, extending to admission and employment.
For questions regarding Title IX, please contact the District's Title IX Coordinators:
72 West 9th Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Director of Human Resources
72 West 9th Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54935
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 (8330) 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.
Approved by the Board of Education – July 11, 2022
DIRECTORY INFORMATION (EXCERPT FROM POLICY 8330 STUDENT RECORDS)
Each year the District Administrator shall provide a public notice to students and their parents of the District's intent to make available, upon request, certain information known as "directory information." The Board designates as student "directory information":
- a student's name;
- participation in officially recognized activities and sports;
- height and/or weight, if a member of an athletic team;
- date of graduation;
- degrees and awards received.
Parents and eligible students may refuse to allow the District to disclose any or all of such "directory information" upon written notification to the Board within fourteen (14) days after receipt of the District Administrator's annual public notice or enrollment of the student into the District if such enrollment occurs after the annual public notice. Any parent or eligible student who refuses to allow disclosure of directory data and who participates in the extra-curricular activity must complete the appropriate acknowledgment, which includes a limitation on the refusal to disclose directory information obtained during the course of the student’s participation in extra-curricular activities. Click to view the full text of Policy 8330.
FOOD SERVICESPolicy 8500 Food Services
outlines the District food service program available to families including procedures on dietary modifications, meal charges, bad debts and negative account balances.
FREE AND REDUCED-PRICE MEALSPolicy 8531 Free and Reduced-Price Meals
notifies families of the availability of participation in the Free & Reduced Meal programs. The application is available on the District website and linked in the Annual Student Information Verification (ASIV) process.
The Fond du Lac School District adheres to appropriate Copyright regulations and policies. Copyright issues and concerns can be communicated to:
Fond du Lac School District Copyright Agent
Chief Academic Officer