Student Data Privacy

St. Vrain Valley Schools holds data privacy and security in high regard and takes action to ensure that our students’ data is handled securely in compliance with the Colorado Student Data Transparency and Security Act (HB 16-1423) and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).​

codex Browse our search and filter enabled listing of programs (websites, computer applications, iOS apps, etc.) used in St. Vrain Valley Schools. Learn more on the site’s Glossary/Instructions page.

 

Personally Identifiable Information Collected by St. Vrain

In addition to the data collected by the Colorado Department of Education, St. Vrain Valley Schools generally collects and maintains the following on its data systems:

  • Household Information
    • Parent Name
    • Address
    • Email Address
    • Phone Numbers
    • Employer
  • Attendance
  • Fees
  • Communication records
  • Medical Information
    • Health Conditions
    • Immunizations
    • Medications
    • Vision and Hearing Screening
    • Doctor of Record
  • Learning Accommodations
  • Disciplinary Incident Details
  • Bus Transportation Details
  • Academic Performance Data
    • Assessments
    • Learning Activities
    • Transcripts
    • Grades
  • Schedules
  • Locker Assignments
  • Currently Checked-out Media
  • Account Access Logs

We also provide this data inventory and dictionary of data elements published by the state Board of Education. The district uses the data in order to meet its mission to provide academic excellence by design, and shares necessary personally identifiable information with carefully vetted third party service providers using the most secure data transfer methods in accordance with current industry best practices. To view specific information on file for your child, please log into the Infinite Campus Parent Portal.

The data privacy and security policies are reviewed and adjusted as needed on an annual basis.

PUBLIC NOTICE:  In accordance with the Colorado Student Data Transparency and Security Act, C.R.S. Section 22-16-101 et seq., please be advised that if St. Vrain Valley School District ceases using or refuses to use a School Service On-Demand Provider pursuant to C.R.S. 22-16-107 (3) (c), St. Vrain Valley School District shall post on its website the name of the On-Demand provider, with any written response that the on-Demand Provider may submit, and will notify the Colorado Department of Education, which will post on its website the On-Demand Provider’s name and any written response.

This site only applies to the use of programs at district (non-charter) schools.

Are you using a cool digital tool? Does it share PII? Let us know about it!

In order to be transparent about the sharing of student Personally Identifiable Information (PII), St. Vrain has created a form for teachers and principals to report all “on-demand” applications and programs that share student PII with 3rd parties. These will be reported on the Programs page. In order to learn whether the digitals tools you …

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Data Practices

St. Vrain Valley Schools holds data privacy and security in high regard. In order to ensure compliance with both the federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Colorado Student Data Transparency and Security Act (HB 16-1423), St. Vrain requires each third-party vendor to sign our district’s Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Addendum. Here is a List …

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Sharing Parent Email Addresses

During this school year we have provided best practices and resources regarding FERPA and individual student data through newsletter articles and the Student Data Privacy Blog. What about privacy of parent information? St. Vrain Valley Schools holds that parent email addresses provided to the district are intended specifically for district-to-parent communication, and are not to be …

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Data and Student Privacy Slideshow

Check out the Data and Student Privacy Slideshow presented to the SVVSD Leadership Council on November 12, 2015.

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