The online policy manual contains up-to-date policies and procedures set forth by the School Board. The policies are principles adopted by the board to chart a course of action, while the procedures are the detailed directions that put policy into practice and guide the operation of the school district.
The policies are categorized into the following areas:
0000 - Planning. Policies related to strategic plan, mission and goals, objectives and strategies.
1000 - Board of Directors. Policies related to Highline School Board meetings, board member elections and governance.
2000 - Instruction. Policies related to student learning programs, school organization, and instructional requirements.
3000 - Students. Policies related to admission and attendance, rights and responsibilities, and student activities.
4000 - Community Relations. Policies related to communications with the public, public participation in schools, public access to staff and students, and relations with other agencies.
5000 - Personnel. Policies related to recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, leaves, and benefits.
6000 - Management Support. Policies related to minimum funds and school property.
7000 - Financial Management. Policies related to financial planning, revenues and purchasing,
8000 - Non-instructional Operations. Policies related to risk management, transportation and food service.
9000 - School Facilities. Policies related to capital projects.