Public Information Portal

Board Policy GBA (Legal) states:

  • “Public information” means information that is collected, assembled, or maintained under a law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business by the Board or for the Board and to which the Board has a right of access. Gov’t Code 552.002(a)

 

Your rights as a requestor.  (ENGLISH)  (ESPAÑOL)

All requests for information are handled in writing. You may submit your request by:

  • Mail or in person:
    Public Information Officer
    5301 Ross Road, Suite 103
    Del Valle, Texas  78617
  • E-mail: Open Records Request
  • Fax: 512-386-3015

 

Charges for Public Information

The following is a partial summary of the charges for copies of public information as adopted by the General Services Commission.

  • Standard paper copy–$.10 per page
  • Diskette–$1.00 each;
  • VHS video cassette–$2.50 each;
  • Audio cassette–$1.00 each;
  • Oversized Paper copy–$.50 each;
  • Other–Actual cost
  • Labor charge: For programming–$28.50 per hour;
  • For locating, compiling, and reproducing–$15 per hour
  • Overhead charge–20% of labor charge
  • Miscellaneous supplies–Actual cost
  • Postage and shipping charge–Actual cost

For the complete list go to Chapter 70.3 of the Texas Administrative Code

 

Student Directory Information

“Directory information” means information contained in an education record of a student that would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. According to District Policy FL (LOCAL), directory information includes, student name; address; telephone listing; electronic mail address; photograph; date and place of birth; honors and awards received; dates of attendance; grade level; enrollment status; most recent educational institution attended; participation in officially recognized activities and sports; and weight and height of members of athletic teams

 

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

Complete FERPA

Board Policy GBA (Legal) states:

  • “Public information” means information that is collected, assembled, or maintained under a law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business by the Board or for the Board and to which the Board has a right of access. Gov’t Code 552.002(a)

Your rights as a requestor.  (ENGLISH)  (ESPAÑOL)

All requests for information are handled in writing. You may submit your request by using the district’s JustFOIA online portal.

Click here to submit a request in the online portal.

The district must also respond to public records requests using the following methods:

  • Mail or in-person:
    • Communications and Community Relations Department
    • 5301 Ross Road, Suite 118
      Del Valle, Texas  78617
  • E-mail: public.records@dvisd.net
  • Fax: 512-386-3015

Charges for Public Information

The following is a partial summary of the charges for copies of public information as adopted by the General Services Commission.

  • Standard paper copy–$.10 per page
  • Diskette–$1.00 each;
  • VHS video cassette–$2.50 each;
  • Audio cassette–$1.00 each;
  • Oversized Paper copy–$.50 each;
  • Other–Actual cost
  • Labor charge: For programming–$28.50 per hour;
  • For locating, compiling, and reproducing–$15 per hour
  • Overhead charge–20% of labor charge
  • Miscellaneous supplies–Actual cost
  • Postage and shipping charge–Actual cost

For the complete list go to Chapter 70.3 of the Texas Administrative Code

Student Directory Information

“Directory information” means information contained in an education record of a student that would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. According to District Policy FL (LOCAL), directory information includes, student name; address; telephone listing; electronic mail address; photograph; date and place of birth; honors and awards received; dates of attendance; grade level; enrollment status; most recent educational institution attended; participation in officially recognized activities and sports; and weight and height of members of athletic teams

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

Complete FERPA