School Board Meetings and Policies

The next regular school board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Edgemont Junior High, located at 2300 110th Ave. E. in Edgewood.  Due to Spring Break, there is only one board meeting each April. 

Meetings will be held at Edgemont Junior High through June 2017.


The Board generally meets twice each month on the first Monday and the third Monday of the month.  Due to school breaks, there is only one meeting in the months of April, July and December.  Please click on the link below for the schedule.

  2016-17 Board Meeting Schedule     Read Board Highlights    2016-17 School Board Brochure      NEW! 2017-18 Board Meeting Schedule

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Public Comments

The Puyallup School Board welcomes the public to its regular meetings. If you wish to address the school board, please fill out a blue Comment Card which is located on the sign-in table. Your name will be called by the Board President. Public comments are limited to three minutes each.  Please see the Puyallup School Board brochure for guidelines.

Board Policies

School board policies are statements that set forth the purposes and prescribe in general terms the organization and program of the district. They provide general, ongoing guidance and direction to the district.

Click to access the complete set of district policies, regulations, and forms. In the Web page that appears, click the Policies tab. Either scroll through the list or type the policy number in the Search box.

Policies, Regulations, and Forms

Each policy includes cross references, legal references, and the date when the policy was adopted. If applicable, acceptance dates for revisions are also included.

Administrative regulations are developed as necessary to ensure the consistent implementation of policies adopted by the Board. Regulations can include specific procedures and other such details. A regulation number is the same as the associated policy number, with a "R" suffix.

Some policies are associated with forms. A form number is the same as the associated policy number, with an "F" suffix.

For more information about the adoption and amendment of policies, and the development and issuance of regulations, see Policy 1310, and the associated Regulation 1310R on "Policy Adoption, Manuals, and Administrative Regulations."

Policy series

The policies are categorized into the six following areas:

  • 1000 — Board of Directors. Policies pertaining to Puyallup School Board meetings, board member elections and governance.
  • 2000 — Instruction. Policies pertaining to student learning programs, school organization, and instructional requirements.
  • 3000 — Students. Policies pertaining to admission and attendance, rights and responsibilities, and student activities.
  • 4000 — Community Relations. Policies pertaining to communications with the public, public participation in schools, public access to staff and students, and relations with other agencies.
  • 5000 — Personnel. Policies pertaining to recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, leaves, and benefits.
  • 6000 — Management Support. Policies pertaining to financial planning, revenues, purchasing, risk management, transportation, food service, school property, and capital projects.


Contact

For more information about board meetings, district policies and regulations, contact Beth Kerrick at (253) 840-8950.