Please note the Coventry Public Schools Policy Manual is in the process of being updated.  The list below is incomplete.  Should you be looking for a policy that is not included in the listing below, please contact Donna McDonald at (401)822-9400 x 217 to obtain a copy of any current policy.  Thank you for your patience during this review process.

In an effort to keep the community aware of the laws, regulations and directives that support a school system, the Coventry Public Schools will post policies as our present policies become reaffirmed, revised, or replaced with new, more appropriate ones.

Coventry’s present policy manual consists of the following sections: Community, Administration, Business, Personnel, Students and Instruction. The Coventry Public Library, each school, central office and each School Committee member has a copy of the policy manual.


The revised policy manual will have the following sections:


1000 Governance

2000 Administration

3000 Fiscal

4000 Support Services

5000 Facilities

6000 Personnel

7000 Instruction

8000 Students

9000 System-Wide School Community

Policy Manual


At Home Instruction Policy

1000 Governance

1000 Purpose

1010 Guiding Beliefs

1030 School Committee Powers and Duties

1040 School Committee Policies

1050 Policy Dissemination

1060 Open Meetings

1070 Minutes

1080 Advisory Committee

1090 School Calendar

1100 Public Records

1330 Use of School Facilities

1335 School Playground Hours

 2000 Administration

2100 Basic Education Program

2075 Restraint

3000 Fiscal

3050 GASB 54 Spending Policy/Minimum Fund Balance Policy

3200 Time and Effort Reporting Requirements for Federal Grant Programs

3545 Transportation of Pupils Policy

4000 Support Services

4111.1 Coaching  and Extracurricular Positions

5000 Facilities

5111 Admissions Policy

6000 Personnel

6025 Parent Notification

6150 Social Media

6250 Administrative Salary

7000 Instruction

7010 Contributing Educator

7151 Title 1 and Parent Involvement Policy

8000 Students

8030 Dual Concurrent Enrollment Policy

8031 Graduation

8031.1 Graduation Requirement Waiver

8118 Foreign Exchange Students

8144 Medication

8145 Acceptance of Gifts for Athletics

8145.2  Establishment and Maintenance of Interscholastic Athletic Activities

8155 Homework Policy

8200 Employment First Policy

JFAAA Regional Career and Technical Center at Coventry High School Admission and Appeal Policy

9000 System-Wide School Community

Blood Borne Pathogens Training for School Staff

KDA Parent Notification Procedure

9035 Parent Alert

9040 School Volunteers

9045 Harassment/Bullying/Intimidation

JICI Weapons and Assault Policy

JICK RI Bullying Prevention Policy

JLDBH Suicide Prevention

9080 Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Policy

9080 Defribillator Procedure Manual

9080 Defibrillator Maintenance Checklist

ADF Wellness Policy

GBEE Digital Use and Internet Safety Policy

EHBA Student Data Privacy and Security Policy

JFA- Admission Policy

EFDA- Food Service Program Credit Limit Policy

DBJ- Budget Line Item Transfer Policy

EHAB- Internet Filtering Policy

JLIAA- Crisis Intervention- Physical Restraint Policy

IJNC- Interlibrary Loan Policy

GBK JII Appeals Policy

EHB- Retention and Destruction of Records Policy

DJ- Purchasing Policy

IHBF- Temporary Homebound Instruction Policy

Policies Pending Approval

The policies listed below have been read once into the School Committee record. Some editing may be in process before the second and final reading. They are listed here for public comment. If you would like to comment on a policy please respond to Donna McDonald.

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