5530.1: Recognition of Religious Beliefs and Customs and Exclusion from Participation

I. Respect for Religious Beliefs and Customs

All District personnel shall respect the private religious beliefs and customs of students. 

II. Exclusion from Participation

If any school program, practice or instruction infringes upon a student’s religious beliefs or customs, then upon written request for exclusion by the student’s parent or guardian, such student may be excused by the principal from participation in that part of the program, practice or instruction which infringes upon the student’s religious beliefs or customs. 

Date of Revision
August 20, 1992
May 21, 2001
July 10, 2017
June 1, 2009
April 15, 2024