Discipline Policy

  • The Wylie ISD Student Code of Conduct, specifies in detail expectations and consequences for student behavior. Parents and students are to read the Student Code of Conduct and sign and return the accompanying verification of receipt and understanding. The Student Code of Conduct is district policy.

    Disciplinary Progression

    1. Possible Teacher Consequences
      • Teacher Warning (Verbal and/or Written)
      • Teacher Assigned Detention (15 Minutes)
      • Teacher Assigned Detention (30 Minutes) and Parent Contact
      • Office Referral

    2. Possible Administrator Consequences
      • Loss of Privilege
        Loss of Privilege is a multi-level process. Any loss of privilege will be documented. Loss of Privilege can include the loss of lunch (LOL) and/or loss of SOAR privilege (LOS)
      • Afternoon Detentions
        Afternoon detentions (3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.) may be assigned at the discretion of an administrator as a disciplinary consequence. Students will be notified in advance of the exact date, time and location of the detention. Students assigned a morning or afternoon detentions are required to provide their own transportation to or from school.
      • Thursday Night School
        Thursday Night School hours are 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. The student should bring sufficient materials to work on during the time assigned. Students not in attendance, asked to leave, or choose to leave early, must serve the originally assigned Thursday Night School in it’s entirety on a future date, as well as being assigned additional consequences. Students who skip assigned Thursday Night School WILL NOT be allowed to participate in, nor attend, extracurricular activities that same evening. Students assigned Thursday Night School are expected to serve on the scheduled date and time assigned. Thursday Night School may only be rescheduled in the case of an emergency and only through a parent contact with an administrator.
      • In-School Suspension (ISS)
        In-School Suspension hours are the same as the regular school day. Students assigned to ISS are to report promptly to ISS when they enter the building, with all necessary books and supplies. Failure to report to ISS after having been notified to do so may result in additional ISS time. Teachers will send class work to be completed in ISS. All assignments must be completed in ISS prior to the student being allowed to resume regular classes. Students assigned to In-School Suspension will eat lunch in the ISS Room.
      • Out of School Suspension (OSS)
        In certain situations, as deemed appropriate by an administrator, students may be suspended from school for up to three consecutive days. During any out of school suspension students are prohibited from being on any Wylie ISD property and attending Wylie ISD activities or events.
      • Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (DAEP)
        Based on state and local policy, students may be removed from the regular learning environment and placed in a disciplinary alternative educational program. Students placed in the DAEP are prohibited from being on Wylie ISD school property (other than at The Special Programs Center) and attending Wylie ISD functions/events. If a student is found on Wylie ISD property, in violation of this policy, police notification will be made, and trespassing citations may be issued.
      • Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP)
        Based on state and local policy, students may be expelled from the regular learning environment and placed in a juvenile justice alternative educational program. Students placed in the JJAEP are prohibited from being on Wylie ISD school property and attending Wylie ISD functions/events. If a student is found on Wylie ISD property, in violation of this policy, police notification will be made, and trespassing citations may be issued.

    *The Wylie ISD Student Code of Conduct is the district’s official policy for student discipline. Should there be any discrepancy between the Burnett Junior High School Student Handbook and the Wylie ISD Student Code of Conduct; the District’s Student Code of Conduct will take precedence.