Smithfield Public Schools Policy Manual

Below are links to the adopted School Committee policies. Where the link includes a -F, the form for the associated policy is provided. Where the link includes a -R, the regulations for the associated policy is provided. When policies are read for a first reading, a notation of (UNDER REVIEW) is made. In cases where the policy under review is being revised, the revised policy will precede the current policy.

Section A. Foundations and Basic Commitments

ACA Transgender, Gender Nonforming, and Transitioning Students

ACAB Sexual Harassment

ACAB-F Sexual Harassment Form

ACE Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap/Accessibility

AD Mission Statement

ADC Smoking on School Premises

ADF School District Wellness Program


Section B. Board Governance and Operations

BBA School Committee Powers and Duties

BBBA School Committee Members Election and Term

BBBE School Committee Vacancies

BCA School Committee Member Ethics

BCC Family Relationships and Employment

BDB School Committee Officers

BDFA School Improvement Teams (UNDER REVIEW)

BDFA-E School Improvement Plan (UNDER REVIEW)

BE School Committee Meetings

BEB Workshop Sessions

BEC Executive Sessions

BEDD School Committee Rules of Order

BEDH Public Participation at School Committee Meetings

BGA School Committee Policy Development

BGB Policy Adoption

BGC Policy Revision and Review


Section C. General School Administration

CBI Evaluation of the Superintendent Policy (UNDER REVIEW)

CBI-R Evaluation of the Superintendent

CFA Employment and Duties of School Principals and Assistant Principals

CHD Administration in Policy Absence


Section D. Fiscal Management

DBI Budget Implementation

DBJ Budget Transfer Authority

DIA Fund Balance

DL Federal Financial Internal Controls

DN School Properties Disposition


Section E. Support Services

EBD Tools for Schools

ECAF Video Surveillance (UNDER REVIEW)

ECF Energy Efficient Appliances and Equipment

EEA Student Transportation Services

EEAG Student Transportation in Private Vehicles

EEAJ Motor Vehicle Idling on School Grounds

EEBA Personal Use of District Vehicles

EFA School Meal Charges

EFAB Food Allergies


Section F. Facilities Development


Section G. Personnel

GBA Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

GBEB Educator Code of Professional Responsibility

GBI Staff Participation in Political Activities

GCBC Administrative Compensation Policy

GCCC Family and Medical Leave

GCCC-F1 Employee Request for Family or Medical Leave Form

GCCC-F2 Employee Notice of Eligibility of Family or Medical Leave Form

GCG Substitute Professional Staff Employment

GCGA Per Diem Substitute Employees Reasonable Assurance Policy

GCIA-R Workshop/Conference Request Procedure

GCRD Private Tutoring For Pay


Section H. Negotiations


Section I. Instruction

IGA Curriculum Development

IHA Basic Instructional Program

IHBAA Special Education Staffing Policy

IHBF Homebound Instruction

IHBG Home Schooling

IHBIA Eligibility for Kindergarten Attendance

IHCD Early College Enrollment

IHCDA Dual Enrollment

IJJA Previewing, Showing, and Viewing Films/Video Recordings

IJND Chromebook Policy

IJNDC Acceptable Use of Technology

IJNDCA Internet Filtering

IJOA Field Trips

IJOC School Volunteers

IKB Homework

IKF Graduation Requirements

IMGA Service Animals in School


Section J. Students

JE Attendance

JEB Entrance Age

JEBA School Entrance Age Eligibility for Kindergarten/Grade 1 Request for a Waiver

JEBB Educating Adult Students

JF School Admissions - Residents and Nonresidents

JFABD Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services

JICA Student Dress Code

JICE Student Publications

JICH Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

JICI Prohibition of Weapons on School Grounds

JICK-B Teen Dating and Violence

JICK-C Bullying

JICK-F Bullying Form

JIH Searches and Interrogations

JJE Fundraising and Commercial Activity in Schools

JJF Student Activity Accounts

JJf-F Student Activity Accounts Forms

JJIB Interscholoastic Athletics

JJIF Concussion Policy

JJIF-F Procedures and Concussion Form

JK Discipline: Code of Student Conduct

JKAA Physical Restraint of Students

JLCCA HIV/Hepatitis

JLCD Administering Medicines to Students

JLCD-A Administration of Naloxone (Narcan)

JLCD-F Medication Authorization Form

JLCD-R1 Administration of Epipens

JLCD-R2 Administration of Medication for Children with Allergies

JLCD-R3 Diabetes Care Management

JLF Reporting Suspected Child Abuse

JP Student Gifts and Solicitations

JRA Student Records

JRAA Student Data Privacy and Security

JRAB Directory Information and Student Records Access


Section K. Community Relations

KBF Parent Involvement with Title I

KDB-R Public Records Request Guidelines

KF Community Use of School Facilities

KF-F Building Use Forms

KF-E Fee Schedule for Use of School Facilities

KHB Advertising on School Property

KHBA Web Advertising on School Websites


Section L. Education Agency Relations

LBB Adoption of Statewide Assessment System