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Annual Required Public Notices, updated annually
Statement of Non-Discrimination

The Bay Village City School District has dedicated itself to providing equal admission opportunities and equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, non-related medical conditions or handicap. Students are considered equally for course enrollment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, parents’ status, non-related medical conditions or handicap.

In case of discrimination: The grievance procedure begins with the student or staff member presenting in writing his or her alleged grievance to the Assistant Superintendent of Special Services, Marty Patton. A copy of the complete grievance procedure is available upon request from the building administrator located in the school office. The Bay Village City School District is in compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and Section 504 regulations. Complete policies are available at 377 Dover Center Road in Bay Village, or on this website under Board of Education Policies. Pertinent policies are numbered 2260, 3362, 3122, 4122 and 5517. Administrative guidelines 2260 include all grievance procedures.


Directory Information Notice

Students and their parents or guardians may object to the release of student directory information. Directory information includes: name, address, telephone number, place and date of birth, field of study, activity and sports participation, athletic height and weight, attendance, graduation date and awards. A written objection must be given to the principal.

Directory information requested by armed forces recruiters must be released under the No Child Left Behind law. Parents/guardians or students 18 years of age may exclude having the student’s directory information distributed to armed forces recruiters by making such a request in writing to the high school office.

Directory information cannot be released for profit-making purposes.

Search for Children with Disabilities

The Bay Village City School District seeks to identify, locate and evaluate all children from birth to age 21 who may have a disability.

A "child with disability" in Ohio means a child under age twenty-two who has an intellectual disability, a hearing impairment (including deafness), a speech or language impairment, a visual impairment (including blindness), a serious emotional disturbance, an orthopedic impairment, autism, traumatic brain injury, an other health impairment, a specific learning disability (including dyslexia), deaf-blindness, a developmental delay (for a child between the ages of three and five), or multiple disabilities; and who, by reason thereof, needs special education and related services. Parents may not be aware that their child has a disability or that there are programs and services available.

Parents, relatives, public and private agency employees, and concerned citizens, are asked to help find any child who may have a disability and need special education and related services.

Notify the Bay Village City School District Department of Student Services at 440-617-7300. District officials will talk with the parents to determine if an evaluation is necessary.

Education for Homeless Children
In compliance with the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act, the Bay Village City School District insures that homeless children and youth are:
  1. advised on the choice of schools;
  2. immediately enrolled; and
  3. promptly provided necessary services including transportation, to allow homeless children and youths to exercise their choices of schools.

Clint Keener, superintendent of schools, is the district contact for homeless children and can be reached at 440-617-7306.

Students who have English as their Second Language

Parent Notification Requirements for Student identified as Limited English Proficient (LEP)


Title III Language Instruction for LEP and Immigrant Students - Description

Teacher Qualifications

The Bay Village City School District currently employs only Highly Qualified Teachers for each area of instruction. Our teachers are fully certified to teach in their current assignment. Parents, guardians and members of the public have the right to information regarding the qualifications of our teachers. Please make requests directly to the school principal of the building in which the teacher is assigned.

Identification and Referral of Gifted Students

The State of Ohio passed a law, OAC 3301-51-15, which addresses the issue of identifying children who are gifted. “Gifted” students perform, or show potential for performing, at remarkably high levels of accomplishment when compared to others of their age, experience, or environment.

This law requires that gifted and talented students be identified in grades K-12 in every school district in Ohio in several areas: Superior Cognitive Ability; Superior Academic Ability in math, science, social studies and language arts; Creative Thinking Ability; and Visual and Performing Arts Ability such as art, music, dance, and drama. Students must display these abilities at a level superior to that of children of similar age.

A Gifted Identification Policy and Plan for Bay Village was approved at the January 24, 2000, Board of Education meeting. This policy includes the following provisions:
  • A description of the assessment instruments from the Ohio Department of Education approved list, which our district will use to screen and identify gifted students
  • Two opportunities a year (fall and spring) for assessment if requested by teachers, parents, or the student
  • Children with disabilities, minority and disadvantaged students, and students for whom English is a second language will be included in screening and assessment procedures
  • Any student transferring into the district will be assessed within 90 days of the transfer at the request of a parent
  • Parents will be notified about the results of any assessments within 30 days of completion
  • Parents may appeal any decision about the results of their child’s assessment
  • The district will accept scores on assessment instruments provided by other school districts or trained personnel outside the school district, provided the assessment instruments are on the approved state list
The complete Bay Village Policy and Plan for the Identification of Children Who Are Gifted is available at The Board of Education Office or on this website under the Board of Education Policies.

The annual notice sent to parents of students in grades 2-7 can be found here. The Parent Referral Packet for Gifted Services can be found here.



Asbestos Abatement Notice

In compliance with AHERA regulations, we are notifying you of an update of the District Asbestos Inspection and Management Plan.No action was taken during the past year. The updated plan is on file at the district Maintenance Office on the grounds of Bay High School (29230 Wolf Road). Mr. Daryl Stumph is the district compliance officer: Daryl Stumph, 377 Dover Center Road, Bay Village, OH 44140.

Public Records Policy

Our district public records policy is posted in each school and available on this website under our Board of Education Policies.


Federal Funds Information

Each year the Bay Village City Board of Education holds a public hearing regarding the proposed use of Federal Funds. The times and dates are advertised, and interested Bay Village City residents are urged to attend.

Bullying and Harassment Report

The report of Bullying and Harassment incidents is reported here.

Parental and student notification procedures

In the event of an emergency situation at school, parents will be notified by school officials through a phone messaging system. The recorded phone call will be made to the home phone number on file as part of the student's record. These calls are sent to all student phone numbers simultaneously. If the call is not picked up, the message is left on an available answering service or machine.


Report Suspected Fraud

If you see something going on in our school district that makes you suspect fraud is occurring with taxpayer dollars, please report it to the Ohio Auditor at the following link: Report Fraud



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