Student Rights and Responsibilities

Island Creek Elementary School actively protects a student’s right to learn in an environment that allows them to acquire the best education available.  Students have a responsibility to behave in such a manner that does not interfere with the safety and learning of others. Serious discipline issues will be handled immediately.  Parents will be informed of issues and are expected to be involved in problem solving strategies.

The Student Rights and Responsibilities document explains expectations for student behavior and adult responses to enhance school safety and to create a fair, equitable and supportive school environment. We ask that you use this document as a framework for discussing these expectations with your child or teen so that he or she is well prepared for success when the school year begins. You will also find that this publication includes information that you may need throughout the school year, including contact numbers and other resources. This document is available in the following languages: ArabicChineseKoreanUrdu, and Vietnamese.

The document is distributed to all students at the beginning of each school year. Parents and students acknowledge receipt and review of this booklet by returning the signature sheet located on the first page of the booklet.  

Our school commitment to valued character qualities forms the basis of our proactive behavioral expectations and problem solving strategies.

To achieve the goal of providing education of the highest quality, the Fairfax County School Board and the state of Virginia have defined the rights and responsibilities of students in elementary schools.  Regulation 2601P covers discipline procedures/policies. Fairfax County has a policy, which requires a disciplinary response to aggressive or threatening actions and behavior. If you ever have concern regarding your child’s safety during school or on the way to or from school, call the school immediately at 571-642-6300.