Prepared by:Jill Loken, Emmi Perrin, Bridget Moylan
There is no discrimination against any students in admissions, or their services because of race, color, creed, or national origin. In church affiliated schools, preference may be given to members of the faith as allowed by law.
-This information is available in the parent handbook, page 4 under "admissions and waiting list policy."
The school has a written policy pertaining to its health services program, and it policy is made available to the school’s patrons. The policy includes, among other things, specified procedures to be followed in cases of accidents, emergencies, and disasters.
-Faculty Handbook, "sickness" page 26, "accidents and emergencies" pages 34-38,
-Parent Handbook, "health" page 24, "emergency plan" page 30, "medication policy" page 25, "volunteer/health/safety issues/emergency procedures pages 42-43
-Emergency info. posted near door of each classroom
-Located in substitute folders
-Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) in lab
The principal and staff are responsible for the health and safety of students while they are under the school’s jurisdiction.
-Staff supervise students throughout the day and classes are not left unattended by teacher
-School wide needs are discussed at faculty meetings
-The school nurse and guidance counselor are consulted when needed
-Guidelines in faculty and staff handbook are reviewed each year
-Injuries reported to office
-Bloodborne pathogens training
-Visitors wear badges/Check in at office
-Doors locked, except by office for entry during day
-Lockdown procedures practiced
The school maintains specific procedures for reporting child abuse and neglect in accordance with state law.
-Discussed in faculty meetings
-Policy handbook for Diocese of Madison in office
-Parent Handbook page 37, 43
-Guidance Counselor/Principal informed and make phone calls
The school has on file information pertaining to child custody arrangements. This includes, but is not limited to, release of student records and releasing the child during the school day.
-Available in each child’s school record
-List of custodial parent and arrangement kept in office
-Teachers have list of non-custodial parents
-Principal and office staff keep track of these records8.5
The school has health and immunization records for each child.
-Records kept in file cabinet in office
-School nurse keeps records
-Faculty handbook page 6
Standard legal requirements for safety, including fire and other drills, are met.
-Handbook page 31
-School office keeps track
-MSDS sheets located in office and science lab
-Principal keeps track of number and appropriate times for each
-Records kept in file cabinet in office (legal forms)
-Kept in every desk in school office
-Kept in hanging file by door of each classroom
Provisions are made for safety of students when being transported by the school; reasonable precautions are made for safety when children arrive and leave school premises. (Describe provisions made for the safety of students when being transported by the school, before school and after school.)
-Adult chaperones oversee small groups on trip
-Buses are used as opposed to parents driving cars
-Cell phones with the teacher who supervises trip
-All medications for all students on trip are kept with teacher on trip
-Traffic cones to direct flow of traffic before/after school
-Bus loading zone for children to get on/off bus/must be seated on bus
-Children supervised before school (7:30-8:00) on playground
-Full-time staff and parents on playground at recess
-Permission slips on file for all field trips
A list of emergency numbers prominently posted.
-Office (receptionists desk) on front page of hanging file
-By phones in faculty lounge
The use of potentially hazardous materials and tools by students is supervised and in compliance with state and federal regulations.
-MSDS Sheets in science lab and office maintained by 7th and 8th science teacher
-Appropriate containers in nurse’s room or science lab to dispose of waste
-Lab safety is taught and reviewed as necessary
The administrator makes provisions for the safety and adequate supervision of the students at all times, with special concern for supervision during high-risk activities (e.g., science labs, physical education, lunchroom, playground, before and after school) and other areas of concern.
-Full-time staff, volunteers, safety patrol on playground and in lunchroom
-After school program staff
-Full-time staff before school and at recess
-Principal/Assistant Principal observe and make changes
-Walkie Talkies on playground
-Policy in Staff handbook-all students supervised at all times
-Goggles in science lab and lab safety is reviewed as necessary
-Parent helpers in science lab for difficult activities
-All injuries reported to school office
If a cafeteria program is provided, adequate, qualified personnel are available to plan and serve a variety of well-balanced, wholesome meals in full accordance with local, state and federal regulations.
-Choice of hot food privilege (2 entrée choices per day) from various food groups
-Other side choices to choose from (bagels, etc..)
-Food service supervisor and staff follow mandates state laws concerning the food program
-State supervises random inspections
-Staff of 5 lunchroom personnel
-Forms to keep up from Department of Public Health (included)
-Food Handler Certification for supervisor
The kitchen and dining areas used by the school meet health and safety regulations.
-Records of compliance maintained by principal and food supervisor
-State Certification for food handlers
-State records are hung in kitchen area
-Paid staff to supervise children and areas to be sure clean and systematic
Provisions are made for a program of student participation in a variety of activities, which supports the philosophy/mission of the school and meets the interests and needs of students.
-Many service opportunities-classroom, units, school wide
-After School programs
-Cultural Speaker/Field Trips
-Coats for Kids
-Sandwiches for Homeless
-Allied Tree Gifts
Recommendations/Goals from Student Services Committee
What are your school’s primary accomplishments in this area over the past five years?
-Service to our community has been stressed and many different programs have been developed in classrooms, units, and school wide
-Policies in handbook have provide helpful information for safety issues and policy
-An emergency plan has been developed
-Parent and Volunteer handbook has been established
What are the weaknesses or concerns in the area of student services?
-The mission statement does not address discrimination
-There are too many students in the science lab (safety issues)
-There is not a disclaimer that children are not supervised on the playground after 3:00p.m.
-Child abuse policy is unclear in Parent/Staff handbook
-The playground/parking area is unsafe for children at pick-up times
-Bomb threat and fire drill procedures have not been clearly addressed in the Parent handbook
Through your new school improvement plan, what do you hope to accomplish in the next 5-7 years?
Because the mission statement does not address a discrimination policy, it should be studied by the principal and education council and updated to address this.
Because the students in the science lab use various equipment and tools, the size of the classes that use it should be addressed by science teachers and the principal to lessen the number of students who use it at one time for safety reasons.
Because children are not supervised by school staff on the playground after 3:00p.m. the handbook should have a disclaimer policy that states this.
Because the child abuse guidelines are not stated in the faculty and staff handbook, this should be reviewed by the principal and teachers and printed clearly so that each teacher and staff knows the guidelines for reporting.
Because there have been many pick-up/drop off concerns with the current system in the parking lot, the principal and staff who are involved should develop a plan that would be more effective and safe for the students.
Because bomb threat and fire drill procedures are not addressed clearly in the Parent handbook the principal and staff should write a policy so that parents can be aware of these procedures in the handbook.
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