The District designates the following information about your child as “Directory Information”: the student’s name, address, grade, and birth date; the parents’ names and addresses; the student’s academic awards and honors; information in relation to school-sponsored activities, organizations, and athletics; and the years of attendance in the school.
Directory Information can be used under Illinois law in District publications and in other documents intended for the school community. It can also be disclosed to newspapers, other public sources, and to outside organizations, For example, it can be provided to school picture companies and yearbook and promotion announcement companies. It can be published in student directories, but the District does not create such a directory.
You can direct the District to withhold Directory Information in certain cases. Ask your school office for the form to do so, and return the form by October 1.