Code No.: 506.2E1
STUDENT DIRECTORY INFORMATION
Student is defined as an enrolled individual, PK-12 including children in school district sponsored child-care
Directory information is information contained in the education records of a student that would not generally
be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. The district may disclose “directory
information” to third parties without consent if it has given public notice of the types of information which it
has designated as “directory information,” the parent’s or eligible student’s rights to restrict the disclosure of
such information, and the period of time within which a parent or eligible student has to notify the school in
writing that he or she does not want any or all of those types of information designated as directory
information.” The district has designated the following as directory information”:
Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
Weight and height of member of athletic teams
Dates of attendance
Degrees and awards received
The most recent previous educational agency or institution attended by the student
Photograph and other likeness
Other similar information
Prior to developing a student directory or to giving general information to the public, parents (including
parents of students open enrolled out of the school district and parents of children home schooled in the school
district) will be given notice annually of the intent to develop a directory or to give out general information
and have the opportunity to deny the inclusion of their child’s information in the directory or in the general
information about the students.
It is the responsibility of the superintendent to provide notice and to determine the method of notice that will
20 U.S.C. § 1232g (2012).
Iowa Code § 22; 622.10 (2013).
281 I.A.C. 12.3(4); 41.123.
1980 Op. Att’y Gen. 720.
Code No.: 506.2E1