Board Policies


These school policies are the principles and guidelines adopted by the Williamson County Board of Education in support of our school district’s goals. Board policies create the framework for the superintendent and his staff to help guide their administrative decisions.

Browse and search policies by the name, policy number, or by section in the table below. Sections include:

  • Section 1 (S1): School Board Operations
  • Section 2 (S2): Fiscal Management
  • Section 3 (S3): Support Services
  • Section 4 (S4): Instructional Program
  • Section 5 (S5): Personnel
  • Section 6 (S6): Student
Policy NumberPolicy TitleSection
1.000School District Educational PhilosophyS1: School Board Operations
1.100School Board Legal Status AuthorityS1: School Board Operations
1.1001School Board MembersS1: School Board Operations
1.102QualificationsS1: School Board Operations
1.104MembershipsS1: School Board Operations
1.1041Board Salary and BenefitsS1: School Board Operations
1.106School Board Ethics
Code of Ethics
S1: School Board Operations
1.107School Board Norms
Board Norms and Mores
S1: School Board Operations
1.108Assignment - ProfessionalS1: School Board Operations
1.109Assignment - ClassifiedS1: School Board Operations
1.205Board - Director of Schools RelationsS1: School Board Operations
1.300Board CommitteesS1: School Board Operations
1.303ConsultantsS1: School Board Operations
1.400Regular Meetings, Work Sessions, Preparation, and AttendanceS1: School Board Operations
1.401Hearings Before The Board of EducationS1: School Board Operations
1.403AgendasS1: School Board Operations
1.4031Annual Agenda
School Board Annual Agenda
S1: School Board Operations
1.404Appeals to the BoardS1: School Board Operations
1.405School Board ChairmanS1: School Board Operations
1.4051Rules of Order and Voting MethodS1: School Board Operations
1.406MinutesS1: School Board Operations
1.407School Board RecordsS1: School Board Operations
1.5002Public Information ProgramS1: School Board Operations
1.501Visitors to the SchoolS1: School Board Operations
1.600Policy DevelopmentS1: School Board Operations
1.601Review of Administrative RulesS1: School Board Operations
1.602Administration in Policy AbsenceS1: School Board Operations
1.603Suspension of PoliciesS1: School Board Operations
1.703School Attendance Areas, Zoning and Nonresident StudentsS1: School Board Operations
1.704Planning and Zoning AuthoritiesS1: School Board Operations
1.800School CalendarS1: School Board Operations
1.801School DayS1: School Board Operations
1.8012Extended School Day/Year Programs and School Age Child CareS1: School Board Operations
1.803Tobacco-Free SchoolsS1: School Board Operations
1.805School System's Electronic MailS1: School Board Operations
1.808Unsafe SchoolsS1: School Board Operations
2.100Fiscal Management GoalsS2: Fiscal Management
2.200Annual Operating BudgetS2: Fiscal Management
2.201Budget AmendmentsS2: Fiscal Management
2.202Fund BalanceS2: Fiscal Management
2.300State/Federal Aid Eligibility DeterminationS2: Fiscal Management
2.400RevenuesS2: Fiscal Management
2.401Gifts and BequestsS2: Fiscal Management
2.403Property SalesS2: Fiscal Management
2.500Deposit of FundsS2: Fiscal Management
2.600Bonded EmployeesS2: Fiscal Management
2.700Accounting System, Financial Reports and RecordsS2: Fiscal Management
2.702General Fixed Assets
Capital Assets Procedures
S2: Fiscal Management
2.703AuditsS2: Fiscal Management
2.800Expenditure of FundsS2: Fiscal Management
2.801Petty Cash AccountsS2: Fiscal Management
2.802Payroll ProceduresS2: Fiscal Management
2.803Salary DeductionsS2: Fiscal Management
2.804Expenses and ReimbursementsS2: Fiscal Management
Bid Procedures Guidelines
S2: Fiscal Management
2.807RequisitionsS2: Fiscal Management
2.808Purchase Orders and ContractsS2: Fiscal Management
2.809Vendor RelationsS2: Fiscal Management
2.8091Business and Labor OrganizationsS2: Fiscal Management
2.810Payment ProceduresS2: Fiscal Management
2.900Student Activity Funds ManagementS2: Fiscal Management
2.901New Schools - Sharing of ResourcesS2: Fiscal Management
3.200Buildings and Grounds Management
Buildings and Grounds Management Procedures
S3: Support Services
3.2001Telephone ServiceS3: Support Services
3.201SafetyS3: Support Services
3.2011Fire PreventionS3: Support Services
3.2012Emergency DrillsS3: Support Services
3.2013Bomb Threat ProceduresS3: Support Services
3.2014Safety InspectionsS3: Support Services
3.2015Elementary Playground SafetyS3: Support Services
3.2016Energy Management and ConservationS3: Support Services
3.2017Cleaning ProgramS3: Support Services
3.2018SanitationS3: Support Services
3.2019Repairs & AlterationsS3: Support Services
3.205SecurityS3: Support Services
3.206Community Use of School Facilities
Community Use of School Facilities Procedures
S3: Support Services
3.208Long-Range PlanningS3: Support Services
3.2081Long-Range Planning InvolvementS3: Support Services
3.2082Long-Range Planning: Need DeterminationS3: Support Services
3.209Construction Observation & SupervisionS3: Support Services
3.210Naming Buildings and Ancillary FacilitiesS3: Support Services
3.211New Project PlanningS3: Support Services
3.212ArchitectsS3: Support Services
3.213Educational SpecificationsS3: Support Services
3.214Project FinancingS3: Support Services
3.2141Bond SalesS3: Support Services
3.215Board Inspections and AcceptanceS3: Support Services
3.216Athletic FacilitiesS3: Support Services
3.3001Employees Issued Cell PhonesS3: Support Services
3.3002Service AnimalsS3: Support Services
3.3003Section 504 and ADA Grievances
Due Process Hearing Procedures
S3: Support Services
3.400School Bus Safety/Student Conduct
Student Transportation Management Procedures
S3: Support Services
3.4001Special Transportation for Exceptional StudentsS3: Support Services
3.4003Commercial Advertising on Williamson County School BusesS3: Support Services
3.401Student Transportation
Scheduling and Routing Procedures
S3: Support Services
3.402Student Transportation Management
Bus Safety Complaint Form
S3: Support Services
3.500Food Service ManagementS3: Support Services
3.600Insurance ManagementS3: Support Services
3.601Student Insurance ProgramS3: Support Services
3.602Worker's CompensationS3: Support Services
3.603AnnuitiesS3: Support Services
3.604Public Records Request
Public Records Request Form
S3: Support Services
4.000PhilosophyS4: Instructional Program
4.100Instructional GoalsS4: Instructional Program
4.200Curriculum DevelopmentS4: Instructional Program
4.2001Curriculum DesignS4: Instructional Program
4.201Basic ProgramS4: Instructional Program
4.2011Federal ProgramS4: Instructional Program
4.202Special EducationS4: Instructional Program
4.204Summer SchoolS4: Instructional Program
4.205Enrollment in College Level CoursesS4: Instructional Program
4.206Homebound InstructionS4: Instructional Program
4.207Limited English Proficient StudentsS4: Instructional Program
4.2091Character EducationS4: Instructional Program
4.2092Drug EducationS4: Instructional Program
4.2093Work-Based LearningS4: Instructional Program
4.2094Family Life EducationS4: Instructional Program
4.210Driver EducationS4: Instructional Program
4.300Co-Curricular ActivitiesS4: Instructional Program
4.301Interscholastic AthleticsS4: Instructional Program
4.302Field Trips
Post Secondary Institution Permission Form
S4: Instructional Program
4.400Instructional Resources and MaterialsS4: Instructional Program
4.4001School Library Media CentersS4: Instructional Program
4.401Textbook Selection and AdoptionS4: Instructional Program
4.402Selection of Instructional Materials guidelinesS4: Instructional Program
4.403Reconsideration of Instructional Materials & Textbooks Guidelines
Reconsideration of Instructional Materials Request Form
S4: Instructional Program
4.404Use of Copyrighted MaterialsS4: Instructional Program
4.406Student Access to Electronic Media
2018-2019 Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Agreement
Text Agreement
Twitter Agreement
Media Release
S4: Instructional Program
4.407District & School WebsitesS4: Instructional Program
4.501School Volunteers
School Volunteer Approval Procedure
S4: Instructional Program
4.502Parent and Family Engagement in Educational ProgramsS4: Instructional Program
4.503Parent Organizations / Booster ClubsS4: Instructional Program
4.600Grading Systems and Report Cards
Grading Systems and Report Cards Administrative Printing
S4: Instructional Program
4.603Promotion and RetentionS4: Instructional Program
4.604Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate ProgramsS4: Instructional Program
4.6041Testing for CreditS4: Instructional Program
4.605Graduation RequirementsS4: Instructional Program
4.6051Credit Requirements for Graduation
Credit Requirements for Graduation Procedures
S4: Instructional Program
4.60511Graduation with Honors or DistinctionS4: Instructional Program
4.6052Student SchedulesS4: Instructional Program
4.6053Online Learning ProgramS4: Instructional Program
4.607HomeworkS4: Instructional Program
4.700Testing ProgramsS4: Instructional Program
4.7001Semester and Final ExaminationsS4: Instructional Program
4.7002Middle School ExaminationsS4: Instructional Program
4.701Maintaining TCAP and other WCS Test Security
TCAP and WCS Assessment Test Security Procedures
S4: Instructional Program
4.8011DissectionS4: Instructional Program
4.802Student Equal AccessS4: Instructional Program
4.804Inclusion of Religious Content In Instruction, Instructional Materials and CurriculumS4: Instructional Program
4.8041Religious Holidays, Display of Religious Symbols and Religion in School-Sponsored ProgramsS4: Instructional Program
4.805Moment of SilenceS4: Instructional Program
4.806Class SizeS4: Instructional Program
5.101Line and Staff RelationsS5: Personnel
5.102Classification and QualificationsS5: Personnel
5.1022DutiesS5: Personnel
5.103Job DescriptionsS5: Personnel
5.1031Teacher AssistantsS5: Personnel
5.104Equal Opportunity EmploymentS5: Personnel
5.105Recruitment of EmployeesS5: Personnel
5.106HiringS5: Personnel
5.1061Criminal Background CheckS5: Personnel
5.1062Application and RecommendationS5: Personnel
5.1063Hiring - ClassifiedS5: Personnel
5.1064Discipline Procedures for Classified Personnel
Definitions of Disciplinary Actions
S5: Personnel
5.107OrientationS5: Personnel
5.108SupervisionS5: Personnel
5.1081Promotion - classifiedS5: Personnel
5.109EvaluationS5: Personnel
5.110Compensation Guides and ContractsS5: Personnel
5.114Personnel Records
Definitions of Disciplinary Actions
Teacher Effect Data Procedures
S5: Personnel
5.115TransferS5: Personnel
5.1151Transfer - ClassifiedS5: Personnel
5.116Reduction in StaffS5: Personnel
5.1161PromotionsS5: Personnel
5.1162Temporary PromotionsS5: Personnel
5.117Non-Tenure and TenureS5: Personnel
5.201Dismissal of EmployeesS5: Personnel
5.204ResignationS5: Personnel
5.205RetirementS5: Personnel
5.301Legal LeaveS5: Personnel
5.302Sick Leave - TeacherS5: Personnel
5.3021Sick Bank - TeacherS5: Personnel
5.3022Sick Leave - ClassifiedS5: Personnel
5.3023Sick Bank - ClassifiedS5: Personnel
5.303Professional / Personal LeaveS5: Personnel
5.3031Conferences and VisitationsS5: Personnel
5.306Military Leave
Procedures for Military Leave
S5: Personnel
5.307Physical Assault on PersonnelS5: Personnel
5.310Vacations and HolidaysS5: Personnel
5.311Death BenefitsS5: Personnel
5.312Bereavement Leave - Classified and CertifiedS5: Personnel
5.4001Communicable DiseasesS5: Personnel
5.403Drug-Free WorkplaceS5: Personnel
5.404Employee Access to Electronic Media
2018-2019 Employee Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Agreement
S5: Personnel
5.500Anti-HarassmentS5: Personnel
5.501Complaints and GrievancesS5: Personnel
5.600Academic FreedomS5: Personnel
5.602Time SchedulesS5: Personnel
5.603Staff MeetingsS5: Personnel
5.6031Extra DutyS5: Personnel
5.604Overtime PayS5: Personnel
5.605Staff Gifts and SolicitationsS5: Personnel
5.606Political Activities by StaffS5: Personnel
5.608Academic, Athletic or Arts-Related Tutoring or Private Instruction for PayS5: Personnel
5.609ConsultingS5: Personnel
5.611Ethical Practices for TeachersS5: Personnel
5.612Ethical Practices for AdministratorsS5: Personnel
5.614Classified Longevity Award PlanS5: Personnel
5.700Interim EmployeesS5: Personnel
5.701Substitute TeachersS5: Personnel
5.702Colleges and UniversitiesS5: Personnel
5.705Exchange TeachingS5: Personnel
5.706Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) Funded PositionsS5: Personnel
5.800Superintendent of SchoolsS5: Personnel
5.801Superintendent of Schools Recruitment and SelectionS5: Personnel
5.802Superintendent of Schools - Qualifications and DutiesS5: Personnel
5.803Organization ChartsS5: Personnel
6.200AttendanceS6: Students
6.201Compulsory Attendance AgesS6: Students
6.203Resident StudentsS6: Students
6.2051New Resident StudentsS6: Students
6.2052AssignmentS6: Students
6.2061Transfers and WithdrawalsS6: Students
6.208Dismissal PrecautionsS6: Students
6.303Interrogations and SearchesS6: Students
6.3032BullyingS6: Students
6.304Anti-HarassmentS6: Students
6.305Complaints and GrievancesS6: Students
6.3061Student conduct and DisciplineS6: Students
6.308Student Transportation ManagementS6: Students
6.309Zero Tolerance: Alcohol, Drugs, Assault, and WeaponsS6: Students
6.310Dress CodeS6: Students
6.311Use and Parking of Private Motor Vehicles on School Property by High School StudentsS6: Students
6.314Corporal PunishmentS6: Students
6.315DetentionS6: Students
6.316Student Expulsion/SuspensionS6: Students
6.400Counseling ProgramS6: Students
6.4001Student SurveysS6: Students
6.4002Williamson County College NightS6: Students
6.4003Education Research and Service CentersS6: Students
6.402School AdmissionsS6: Students
6.4021Physical ExaminationsS6: Students
6.403Communicable DiseaseS6: Students
6.4031Head LiceS6: Students
6.404Infection with the Human Immunodeficiency VirusS6: Students
6.405Student MedicationS6: Students
6.406Student Psychological ServicesS6: Students
6.407Student Aid ProgramsS6: Students
6.408Suicide PreventionS6: Students
6.409Child Abuse and NeglectS6: Students
6.410AccidentsS6: Students
6.411Safety InspectionsS6: Students
6.412Student Wellness
Wellness Policy Assessment Tool
S6: Students
6.501Pregnant / Married StudentsS6: Students
6.502Enrollment of Foreign Exchange StudentsS6: Students
6.503Homeless Students
Homeless Students Procedures
S6: Students
6.505Drop-OutsS6: Students
6.600Student RecordsS6: Students
6.601Annual NotificationS6: Students
6.602Procedures to Inspect Education RecordsS6: Students
6.6021Fees for Copies of RecordsS6: Students
6.6022Procedures to Seek to Correct Education RecordsS6: Students
6.6023Records of Requests for Access and Disclosure Made from Educational RecordsS6: Students
6.603Use of Student Education RecordsS6: Students
6.701Student Solicitations and FundraisingS6: Students
6.702Student OrganizationsS6: Students
6.703Student GovernmentS6: Students
6.704Student PublicationsS6: Students
6.705Student Social EventsS6: Students
6.707Contest for StudentsS6: Students
6.709Student Fees and FinesS6: Students
6.710GiftsS6: Students
6.713Student Participation in Public Information ProgramsS6: Students
6.714Student Involvement in Decision MakingS6: Students

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1320 West Main Street, Suite 202 Franklin, TN 37064

Phone: (615) 472-4000