Student Records

  • Protection and Privacy of Pupil Records

    The school district recognizes its responsibility in regard to the collection, maintenance, and dissemination of pupil records and the protection of the privacy rights of students as provided in federal law and state statutes.

    The following procedures and policies regarding the protection and privacy of parents and students are adopted by the school district, pursuant to the requirements of 20 U.S.C. § 1232g, et seq., (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)) 34 C.F.R. Part 99 and consistent with the requirements of the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, Minn. Stat. Ch. 13, and Minn. Rules Parts 1205.0100-1205.2000.

    Release of Student Information

    By law, specified student data is classified as Directory Information, meaning that if requested in writing the school district must provide the following:

    • Name, address, phone number
    • Email
    • Date and place of birth
    • Dates of attendance
    • Awards received
    • Participation in officially recognized activities
    • Height/weight of athletic team members
    • Most recent previous educational agency or institution

    Parents/guardians who do not want any of the above made available must submit a letter to the ISD 728 Technology Department at 11500 193rd Avenue NW, Elk River, 55330 no later than September 18.

    The military, for recruitment purposes only, is entitled to additional information as defined by federal and state statutes, but are subject to the same information processing fee as identified above.

    Withholding Information

    Parents may request that none of this directory information is made available.

    Please Note: If you choose to withhold this information, it will be withheld from ALL. For example, students whose directory information is not to be released are excluded from published programs and honor rolls because these documents are considered public.

    A parent or student who is 18 and wishes to make directory information private must notify their principal in writing each year that the child attends ISD 728 schools.

    Parents/guardians who do not want any of the above made available must submit a letter to the ISD 728 Technology Department at 11500 193rd Avenue NW, Elk River, 55330 no later than September 18.

Questions?

  • Contact
    Cory Franson
    Director of Community Engagement
    763-241-3522

    Parents/guardians who do not want student data made available must submit a letter to the ISD 728 Technology Department at 11500 193rd Avenue NW, Elk River, 55330 no later than September 18.

    Please Note: If you choose to withhold this information, it will be withheld from ALL.