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Battery

One or more individuals that work together in unlawful, intentional touching or application of force to another person, when done in a rude, insolent, or angry manner. This is also one student attacking another student that is not fighting back.

Simple Battery on staff members is included in this definition, when a police report does not indicate higher charges.

A police report would be written upon request of the parent/victim. Report would charge “Battery”.

Consequences/Disposition

Pre-k - 3rd

  • Utilize intervention strategies
  • Do not exceed maximum consequences for 4th-5th Grade.
  • General practice for PK-3 is a suspension of no more than 3 days for a single incident and no referral to hearing.
  • Additional consequences allowed with Associate approval

4th - 5th

  • Utilize intervention strategies
  • 1st Violation - Up to 3 days Suspension
  • 2nd Violation - Up to 5 days Suspension
  • 3rd Violation - Up to Long-term Suspension Hearing

Middle/High

  • Utilize intervention strategies
  • 1st Violation - Up to 3 days Suspension
  • 2nd Violation - Up to 5 days Suspension
  • 3rd Violation - Up to Long-term Suspension Hearing

Updated as of August 17, 2023

This page was last updated on: August 17, 2023.