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Arson

Maliciously, willfully and/or neglectfully starting, by any means, a fire or causing an explosion on school property or at any school-related activity.

  • Arson I: less than $200 damage,
  • Arson II: $200 to $999 damage,
  • Arson III: $1000 damage or more.

(Invoices for replacement costs, repair and police reports must be part of final referral when seeking long-term suspension or expulsion.)

Table 1: Consequences For Arson
Type of ArsonConsequences –
Elementary
Consequences –
Middle/High
Asterisk (*) Indicates Required action
Arson I: less than $200 damage, any occurrence
  • Staff/Student Contact*
  • Administrative/Parent Contact/Conference*
  • Short-term suspension
  • Seek Restitution
  • Staff/Student Contact*
  • Administrative/Parent Contact/Conference*
  • Short-term suspension
  • Seek Restitution
Arson II: $200 to $999 damage, any occurrence
  • Staff/Student Contact*
  • Administrative/Parent Contact/Conference*
  • Short-term suspension
  • Seek Restitution
  • Refer for Police Report*
  • Staff/Student Contact*
  • Administrative/Parent Contact/Conference*
  • Short-term suspension
  • Seek Restitution
  • Refer for Police Report*
Arson III: $1000 damage or more, any occurrence
  • Staff/Student Contact*
  • Administrative/Parent Contact/Conference*
  • Long-term suspension
  • Seek Restitution
  • Refer for Police Report*
  • Staff/Student Contact*
  • Administrative/Parent Contact/Conference*
  • Long-term suspension
  • Seek Restitution
  • Refer for Police Report*
Arson III: $1000 damage or more, Damage greater than $10,000
  • Staff/Student Contact*
  • Administrative/Parent Contact/Conference*
  • Expulsion
  • Seek Restitution
  • Refer for Police Report*
  • Staff/Student Contact*
  • Administrative/Parent Contact/Conference*
  • Expulsion
  • Seek Restitution
  • Refer for Police Report*