Each student has the right to expect an educational environment in which he or she can strive to achieve his or her intellectual potential. The student is expected to attend school regularly, be diligent in his/her studies and conduct him/herself in such a way that the rights and privileges of others are not violated. The student is expected to accept and demonstrate the obligation of good citizenship to help prevent problems from happening and help solve problems if they occur.
The Executive Director of the Department of Student Services, Alternative Programs and Equity serves as the Superintendent's designee for disciplinary hearings. In this role, this person is responsible for conducting long-term suspension hearings, readmission hearings, alternative placement hearings, and criminal reassignment/disposition hearings.
Full details regarding student discipline are listed in the ACPS Student Code of Conduct.