The Lowndes County Public Schools System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth programs. The following person(s) has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ms. Kimberly Washington, Director of Human Resources (click here to download student handbook)
The purpose of this handbook is to provide a unified, system-wide set of rules and regulations that will ensure a safe, friendly, businesslike surrounding where students and school personnel work cooperatively toward mutually accepted and recognized goals.
Therefore, it shall be the policy of the Lowndes County Board of Education to require principals, faculties, staffs, students, parents, and guardians involved in education in this county to comply with the Board adopted rules and regulations set forth in this Student Handbook for Lowndes County Public Schools.
EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
It shall be the policy of the Board that the School District shall provide, on a nondiscriminatory basis, educational opportunities for students. No person shall be denied the benefits of any education program or activity on the basis of race, color, handicap, creed, national origin, age or sex. All programs offered by schools within the School District shall be open to all students in compliance with statutory and judicial requirements.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
It is the policy of the Board that individuals who have been identified as a national origin minority student with limited English proficiency shall not be excluded from participation in, denied benefits of, or subjected to discrimination in any program. The board will adhere to all guidelines mandated by state and federal laws.