Code of Conduct – Elementary School

Please Note: The full Code of Conduct can be found in the elementary school handbook. Following focuses on school behaviors and consequences.

Level 1 Behaviors

  • Pushing/kicking/hitting
  • Gossiping/spreading rumors
  • Embarrassing or making someone look foolish
  • Mocking/mimicking/taunting
  • Name-calling
  • Teasing about clothing/possessions
  • Threatening to reveal personal information
  • Daring to engage in unsafe behavior
  • Defacing property or clothing/Graffiti
  • Playing a mean trick
  • Tardiness
  • Littering
  • Unacceptable language
  • Engaging in unsafe behaviors
  • Spitting
  • Inappropriate Dress*
  • Improper use of Electronic Devices*
  • Improper behavior on the bus

Level 1 Consequences

Any one or more of the following consequences :

  • Making amends
  • Class meeting on topic
  • Loss of privileges
  • Parent/Guardian notified
  • Student assigned for part or all of the day
  • to another location within the building
  • Mediation/Counseling
  • Confiscation of Electronic Device

*Pattern of Level 1 offenses may result in consequences for Level 2 offenses and referral to intervention services

Level 2 Behaviors

  • Spitting towards a person
  • Damaging property
  • Stealing
  • Demeaning physical acts that are not harmful
  • Locking in a closed or confined space
  • Ethnic slurs
  • Setting another up to take the blame
  • Dishonesty
  • Humiliating another publicly
  • Excluding another from group
  • Teasing another about appearance
  • Taking possessions (lunch, clothing, toys)
  • Extortion
  • Sexual or racial taunting
  • Not reporting to class
  • Leaving school grounds without permission
  • Disruptive/uncooperative behaviors
  • Disrespectful/rude behaviors
  • Leaving instructional areas without permission
  • Cheating
  • Falsifying signatures/note

Level 2 Consequences

Parent contacted and any one or more of the following consequences:

  • Loss of privileges (progressively more severe than Level 1)
  • Making amends:

 -Repairing, cleaning, or replacing item (natural consequence)

-Writing a report on the topic (race, theft, defacing property)

– School or community service

  • Monetary retribution
  • Referral to one-on-one or small-group intervention sessions
  • Short-term out of school suspension
  • Mediation
  • Student Behavior Plan
  • Removal from Class
  • After-school detention

*Pattern of Level 2 offenses may result in consequences for Level 3 offenses

Level 3 Behaviors

  • Physical violence/inflicting bodily harm
  • Threatening with a weapon
  • Maliciously excluding/group rejection of an individual
  • Malicious spreading of rumors
  • Threatening with total isolation
  • Verbal threats of aggression against property or possessions
  • Verbal threats of using coercion against family or friends
  • Coercion
  • Showing private body parts
  • Inappropriate touching
  • Pulling fire alarms
  • Making bomb threats

Level 3 Consequences

Required parent conference with teacher and principal and any of the following consequences:

  • Loss of privileges
  • Student behavior plan (for example, contract, functional behavioral analysis)
  • Referral to one-on-one or small-group intervention sessions
  • Out of school suspension
  • Contact of local law enforcement personnel
  • In-house suspension
  • Referral to Juvenile Justice System