Arlington Heights Behavior Policy

  • All students have the right to attend school in a psychologically and physically safe environment. All students have the right to learn and all teachers have the right to teach in an environment free of disruptions. This environment extends from the classroom to the playground, the cafeteria and any area of campus as well as travel to and from school.

    The school staff has the responsibility for providing a teaching and learning environment which contributes to the atmosphere of trust and respect within the school community. Staff members are responsible for modeling and teaching their students the behavior standards existent in the classroom and the school as a whole. They enforce the rules and regulations in the school and give support to the principal in maintaining district policy. The classroom teachers are responsible for establishing classroom rules and procedures as well as rewards and consequences.

    Parents and guardians are responsible for reinforcing appropriate school behavior and for supporting school and district policy. Parents and guardians are responsible and liable for holding children accountable for their conduct and behavior. Parents and guardians are liable for lost property or damages to persons or property incurred by their child. Records and grades may be withheld until such restitution is made.

    Students are expected to follow all school rues and dress code at all times. Students are to have good attendance and to be on time to school. Students will be respectful of self and others and follow the directions of the adults on campus. Students will be responsible for their behavior and be held accountable for violations and infractions of the rules. Students are expected to behave in a manner that is safe for themselves and others. Consequences will be based on the progressive discipline policy of the San Juan Unified School District and the California Education Code Grounds for Suspension and Expulsion.
Last Modified on May 24, 2014