Required Annual Postings

Required Annual Postings

Required Annual Postings

Board of Education Policies:
Columbia Local School District Board of Education has adopted policies and regulations governing all aspects of the operation of Columbia Local Schools. Specific information regarding Board Policy can be found on our website.

Attendance Requirements:
Columbia Local School District Board of Education discourages student absences from school for family trips or other planned absences. Absences for these purposes should be kept to a minimum and must comply with Board regulations governing these types of absences. BOE Policy JED

Child Find:
In accordance with rule 3301-51-03 of the Operating Standard for Ohio's Schools Serving Children with Disabilities, the Columbia Local School District participates in an on-going effort to identify, locate, and evaluate all children aged three through twenty-one with disabilities residing within the district, including children with disabilities who are homeless, are wards of the state, or who are attending nonpublic schools located within Columbia boundaries, regardless of the severity of their disability.

English as a Second Language (ESL):
The district's mission statement is to educate for excellence and we recognize that in order to achieve this aim, some students require more of an investment. The purpose of the ESL program is to provide students with additional services and interventions in order to help them make progress towards grade level curriculum objectives.

Gifted Education:
The Columbia Local School District offers a resource room and enrichment materials at the elementary level, self-contained classrooms for major subjects at the intermediate level, accelerated math and language arts classes at the middle school level, and honors and advance placement courses at the high school level.

Equal Education Opportunity Act of 1974:
The Columbia Local School District Board of Education supports equal educational opportunities for students free from limitations based upon ethnic or racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, economic and social conditions, disability or gender.

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (Restraint and Seclusion)
The Columbia Local School District Board of Education has developed policies and procedures dealing with seclusion and restraint of students. Please click HERE to view the policy.
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