Red Deer Public School District

Student Code of Conduct

In accordance with the provisions of the School Act and School Board Policy, students in the Red Deer Public Schools are expected to:

  • Demonstrate their commitment to maintaining a safe and caring school.
  • Demonstrate desirable personal characteristics such as respect, responsibility, fairness, honesty, caring, loyalty and commitment to democratic ideals.
  • Be diligent in pursuing their studies.
  • Attend school regularly and punctually.
  • Cooperate fully with everyone authorized by the Board to provide education programs and other services.
  • Comply with the rules of the school.
  • Account to their teachers for their conduct.
  • Respect the rights of others.

In so doing, students are expected to promote and maintain a climate that is free of:

  • Cheating
  • Harassment
  • Illegal substances
  • Intimidation
  • Lying
  • Obscene or profane language
  • Prejudicial behaviour
  • Theft
  • Violence
  • Weapons

Student conduct that violates the expectations listed above, or that adversely affects a school’s climate or operation, including disruption of the learning environment, shall be considered a breach of the Code of Conduct, warranting appropriate forms of intervention that may include suspension or expulsion from a particular school, instructional program, school activity or transportation service.