The Sioux Falls School District believes that a valuable element of education is the development of respect for all individuals and seeks to provide equal access/equal opportunity for students, employees and the public to District programs and activities.

In an effort to provide a safe, respectful educational environment, the District prohibits discrimination in its policies, employment practices, programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, disability, national origin or ancestry, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by law. The District prohibits acts of discrimination toward any individual(s) while on District property or at District sponsored activities. Additionally, the District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying you should immediately report the alleged acts to the building principal, the department director, or the Civil Rights Officer, Kate Bartell Nowak (605) 367-4670 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The District will investigate all reports of harassment/discrimination, bullying, or other allegations harmful to the school environment.

For more information see the links on this page or click on the tabs for more information on a specific topic.

Equal Opportunity/Non-discrimination

Equal Opportunity/Nondiscrimination - AC
Regulation Equal Opportunity/Nondiscrimination - AC-R

Students

Student Harassment - JIAA
Regulation Student Harassment - JIAA-R
Bullying - JFCE

Staff

Harassment - GBAA
Regulation Harassment - GBAA-R
Code of Conduct - GBEB

Public

Civil Rights Officer Contact Information

Kate Bartell Nowak
201 E. 38th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-367-4670
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