Directory information includes a pupil's name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weights and heights of the members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, the most recent or previous educational agency or institution attended by the pupil and other similar information.
Directory information may be made available to authorized representatives of governmental agencies, health and safety officials and other school officials responsible for obtaining such information in the performance of their duty. The purpose of providing directory information is to help the pupil or protect others. Requests for such information by the general public may be granted if, in the opinion of the school official in charge of maintaining the record, there is a clear indication that the information requested is to be used to serve the general welfare of the pupil. Under no circumstances will directory information of this type be released or made available for the purpose of creating lists for any other purpose than those deemed necessary for the operation of school business. Parents not desiring directory information of this type released to the public, should submit their request in writing to the building principal at the beginning of each school year.
Under the conditions and intent listed above, directory information concerning former pupils may be released by the school official or his/her designee in charge of the security of records.