All student records are available for review with a school employee present unless court restricted access has been issued, by a custodial or non-custodial parent, legal guardian, or eligible student (age 18 or older). Arrangements for reviewing a student's record should be scheduled by the school within 3 days of receipt of a written request.
A parent or eligible student may have a third party participate in the review if approved by all parties. If an attorney wishes to review the records, the school must be informed in writing, at least seven days in advance to ensure that the Board of Education attorney is available to be present.
When a student transfers to another Prince George's County Public School, all student records are sent to that school. For students transferring to another Maryland public school, minimal records are transferred without signed, parental permission. The release of any part of a student's record to any non-Maryland public school, private school or third party requires signed parental permission. The only exception to this requirement is compliance with a court order, subpoena, or state statute. To
To request a student record and you are a K-12 District ONLY, use our online student record request website.
Noncustodial parents may receive copies of school-related information such as newsletters, calendars, etc. by making arrangements with the school. The copying and mailing costs may be prepaid or paid at the end of the school year.
Parents, guardians, or an eligible student (18 or older) may challenge an item in the student's record by contacting the school principal. If a further challenge is necessary after the principal has reviewed the item, appeals may be made at each level to:
If the appeal is denied at each level, the parent/guardian or student (18 or older) may add a statement to the student's record.