III-21: School Calendar

North Sanpete School District
Statement of .............

Board Policy with Guidelines

Policy Number:  III-21
Effective Date:  08/25/1983
Revised Date:  01/15/2019
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Subject:  School Calendar and Contract Days for Certificated Employees

BOARD POLICY

The school calendar shall be set by the Board of Education.

GUIDELINES

  1. The Superintendent shall consult with other district administrators, principals, the faculty association, and other interested parties in determining a recommendation to the Board of Education in setting the school calendar.
  2. The district will comply with all laws of the State of Utah, rules and regulations of the State Board of Education.
  3. The State Board of Education prescribes a minimum of 180 days for a regular school year.
  4. Teachers shall have as a portion of their contract an additional three (3) days for in-service and for preparation time.
  5. Elementary principals shall work 210 days.
  6. Middle school principals shall work 215 days.
  7. High school vice principals shall work 213 days.
  8. High school principal shall be on a year-round contract with vacation time equal to district office administrators.
  9. High school counselors shall have as a portion of their contract thirty (30) additional days for in-service and preparation time. Middle and elementary school counselors shall have as a portion of their contract twenty (20) extra days for in-service and preparation time.
  10. Instructional Coaches shall have as a portion of their contract ten (10) additional days for in-service and preparation time.
  11. School and district offices shall be closed on the approved school holidays.
  12. School calendar for the upcoming school year will be approved in the February board meeting.
  13. Once adopted, the school calendar may be changed only by the Board of Education with the exception that, in an emergency, it may be changed by the Superintendent.

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