The U.S. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students who are 18 years of age or older (“eligible students”) certain rights with respect to the student’s education records. These rights are:
FERPA requires that Alma d’arte Charter High School, with certain exceptions, obtain a parent’s written consent prior to the disclosure of personally identifiable information from a student’s education records. However, the school may disclose a student’s “directory information” without parental consent unless Alma d’arte’s Principal/CAO has been advised by the parent, in writing, to the contrary.
The following information is designated as directory information:
Parents choosing to restrict their child’s directory information must submit a written letter of the request to Alma d’arte’s Principal/CAO on an annual basis.
To file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by Alma d’arte to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the Office that administers FERPA are:
Family Policy Compliance Office
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
To review the entire FERPA notification of rights, go to: https://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/lea-officials.html
Alma d’arte Charter High School does not condone or tolerate discrimination on the basis of ethnic identity, religion, race, color, national origin, sex, gender identify, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, marital status, or pregnancy in any program or activity of the school and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other identified youth groups.
To file a complaint or to inquire about nondiscrimination, contact the Principal’s/CEO office:
Dr. Dan Lere
Principal/Title IX/504 Compliance Officer
Alma d’arte Charter High School
402 W. Court Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Alma d’arte Charter High School is a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission employer, and thereby takes all actions necessary to comply with the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990.