Student Directory Information

The Adel DeSoto Minburn Community School District has adopted a policy designed to assure parents and students the full implementation, protection and enjoyment of their rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974.

This law requires the school district to designate as “student directory information” any personally identifiable information taken from a student’s educational records prior to making such information available to the public.

The following information is designated as directory information and, as such, may be released to the public in regard to any individual student of the school district. Any eligible student over the age of eighteen (18) or parent not wanting this information designated as directory information subject to release to the public must make objection in writing by September 1 of the current school year to the principal. The objection needs to be renewed annually.

Name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, e-mail address, grade level, enrollment status, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees, honors and awards received, the most recent school or other educational agency or institution attended by the student, photograph and likeness (including video recording and streaming video), and other similar information.

Board Policy 506.2

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