Code of Conduct 2023-24

The Code of Conduct document may be found by scrolling to the bottom of this page. The intent of the Code of Conduct is to promote responsible behavior, which will lead to the greatest success for all learners in the school community. To achieve this goal, all members of the community are expected to learn and exhibit the following characteristics.

• Responsible Behavior
• Mutual Respect
• Personal Dignity
• Personal Excellence

The code of conduct, which a district committee reviews annually, applies to at any school function, on or off school property including on the school bus.

A public hearing is normally held in May to present edits for the upcoming school year, and obtain community feedback. The Board of Education then considers its adoption during its meeting in June.

PBIS – A Definition

Positive Behavior Interventions and Support program or PBIS is a school-wide systems of support that utilizes proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting appropriate student behaviors to improve community wellbeing and to create a safe and supportive learning environment. PBIS is interrelated to the Code of Conduct and existing discipline systems by not only focusing on how to stop problem behavior, but by creating an environment that teaches and nurtures positive behavior. PBIS also supports the Dignity for All Students Act.

PBIS Purposes

The purposes of PBIS are to:

  1. Promote a positive and caring school environment where students are taught, practice and receive feedback from school staff regarding the expectations of the school.
  2. Intervene with students who experience behavioral difficulties by assessing data reasons for behavior and planning for behavioral change.
  3. Provide for wrap-around teams and partnerships with parent, school and community for behavioral change of students experiencing severe behavioral problems.
  4. Utilize data to design goals and outcomes.

PBIS Strategic Objectives

Each student will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of school-wide behavior expectations.
  • Contribute positively to the school climate.
  • Have frequent opportunities to be recognized for positive behavior.
  • Recognize that he/she is a valued member of the school community.

PBIS at the school building Level

To learn more about the PBIS program at your child's school, click on the name of the school below.

Bernabi Elementary School:
Be Respectful
Be Responsible
Be Ready to Learn

Canal View Elementary School:

Proud and
Ready to Learn

Munn Elementary School:

S: Responsible for Self
O: Respectful to Others
A: Proud of their Actions
R: Ready to learn
Taylor Elementary School:

BE Ready
BE Respectful
BE Responsible

Cosgrove Middle School High Five:

Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be There and Be Ready,
Follow Directions, and Keep Hands and Feet to Self

Spencerport High School Rangers Creed:

R ight On Time
A ppropriate Attire
N o Inappropriate Cell Phone Use
G reater Understanding and Acceptance of Others
E ngaged In Academics
R espectful Actions
S ocially Appropriate (limit public displays of affection)

2023-2024 Code of Conduct