School Committee Policies

The WPS School Committee reviews current governing policies for relevancy, amends existing policies as needed, and approves new policies. Administrators create regulations necessary to carry out the policies.

Public Comment

Public comment is encouraged on all policies, especially those under current review. To suggest policy revisions or creation, contact a School Committee member or access our Public Comment page.

General Search

To perform a general search of all WPS and Town documents, go to the Town's General Document Search page.

WPS policies are grouped into the seven areas listed below. To download a policy, click on its title. These documents are in PDF format and can be viewed and printed using the free Acrobat Reader software.

Policies - Index

Policy Area
Numeric Series

Policies - Community Relations

Community Relations (1000)
P1402 Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services 

Policies - Administration

Administration (2000)

Policies - Fiscal Management

Fiscal Management (3000)

Policies - Personnel

Personnel (4000)

Policies - Students

Students (5000)
P5113 School DayP5326 Protocol for Security Cameras and Visually Recorded Data

P5514 Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights & Services

 P5515 Educational Opportunities for Children in Foster Care
 P5516 Educational Opportunities for Military Children

Policies - Instruction

Instruction (6000)

Policies - School Committee

School Committee (7000)
P7201 Powers and DutiesP7401 Regular Meetings
P7202 Legal StatusP7402 Special Meetings
P7203 Operational Goals of the School CommitteeP7403 Notification of SC Meetings
P7204 Code of EthicsP7404 Executive Sessions
P7205 Member AuthorityP7405 Agenda Format
P7206 Legal Counsel

P7406 Rules of Order

P7207 Emergency CommunicationsP7407 Quorum
P7208 Evaluation of School Committee OperationsP7408 Voting Procedures
P7209 Special Committees & Advisory CommitteesP7409 Records of Meetings