Homework is part of the District’s instructional program and has the overarching goal of increasing student achievement. Homework is assigned to further a student’s educational development and is an application or adaptation of a classroom experience. The Superintendent shall provide guidance to ensure that homework:


  1. Is used to reinforce and apply previously covered concepts, principles, and skills;
  2. Is not assigned for disciplinary purposes;
  3. Serves as a communication link between the school and parents/guardians;
  4. Encourages independent thought, self-direction, and self-discipline; and
  5. Is of appropriate frequency and length, and does not become excessive, according to the guidelines provided in the Parent Handbook.

Students absent for a valid cause may make up missed homework in a reasonable timeframe per policy 7:70, Attendance and Truancy.

Adopted: November 10, 1997
Revised: June 18, 2018; November 14,2022