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The School District of Indian River County is deeply committed to developing and maintaining safe, respectful, and orderly learning environments where staff and students thrive, feel supported, and celebrated.


  • We believe student success is driven by climate and culture, which begins with clear expectations.
  • All students should have a positive learning experience in the classroom that motivates regular attendance and engagement with curriculum.
  • Our responsibility is to provide appropriate behavioral and social emotional prevention strategies and interventions.


Added "Successful Behaviors" chart for students

Enhanced information regarding a progression of tiered interventions with a focus on prevention

Ensured the Alternative to Out of School Suspension Program (ALTOSS) functions as a true alternative with focus on tiered interventions plan for re-entry to school

Reorganized to improve readability and format

Aligned with the African American Achievement Plan

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  • Attend school on time and be prepared to learn.
  • Follow classroom rules and expectations and demonstrate good citizenship.
  • Report threats and hazardous or dangerous situations to an adult in authority.
  • Follow the rules of conduct/behavior, demonstrate respect for school property, and follow the Student Network and Internet Responsible Use and Safety Agreement.
  • Treat others with dignity and respect.
  • Do not discriminate, bully, or harass.
  • Do not bring or possess illegal items and substances.
  • Encourage appropriate student behavior.
  • Monitor your child’s progress and support learning.
  • Share concerns with school officials as they arise.
  • Adhere to all school safety protocols.
  • Provide current contact information.
  • Notify the school of any custody changes or other legal matters that relate to school.
  • Participate in your child’s school activities, conferences, and problem-solving meetings as applicable.
  • Maintain your child’s safety when attending any event as a spectator.
  • Remit payment for damage done to school district property by a student, including lost or damaged books and teaching materials. If property or damages are not restored, schools may require student loss of extracurricular activity privilege or participation in community service.
  • Promote a positive, safe and supportive school climate.
  • Provide interventions through a multi-tiered system of supports, and equitably implement corrective interventions.
  • Recognize, encourage, and reinforce appropriate and positive conduct by all students.
  • Communicate and respond to parents/guardians in a way that is accessible and easily understood.
  • Participate in professional development (e.g., non-academic barriers, student engagement, culturally responsive classrooms, Restorative Practice approaches. etc.).
  • Provide each student with due process.
  • Administer interventions and consequences consistently and equitably, regardless of national origin, race, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, and sexual orientation.
  • Use exclusionary measures as a last resort, and in accordance with district policies.
  • Provide students with makeup work when students are not in class.
  • Provide supervision on school premises for a reasonable period (i.e., 30 minutes before and after school), and while attending or participating in a school-sponsored activity.
  • Involve School Resource Officers when required.