Policies and Handbooks

Parents have the right to request and receive information on the qualifications of their child's teacher. If you have any questions or want more information please contact the school's principal.

COVID-19 Information
Covid - New rules from state (pdf)
Covid - School Summary (pdf)
Covid-19 School Manual Summary Dec Update (pdf)
Teacher Implementation Plan (pdf)
3 Option Plans (pdf)
School Reopening Requirements 2020 (pdf)
Covid letter to parents 7.30.20 (pdf)
Covid - Teacher Implementation Plan (pdf) C-TIP

State Closure (pdf)
UT State Board of Education 3-12-20 (pdf)

Handbooks
Policies and Procedures Manual 2021-2022 SY (pdf)
Policies & Procedures Handbook (pdf)
Special Education Policies and Procedures Manual (pdf)

Notices

AHERA Notification (docx)
Maturation – To help parents teach this subject please go to Davis School District’s link
Parent Compact – Elementary (pdf)
Parent Compact – Jr. High (pdf)
Prevent Child Abuse
Utah Aspire Plus Testing Information (pdf)
Fee Notices
URADD USBE Opt-Out Letter (pdf)

The following notices are provided to parents annually during the registration process. Please click here to open Annual Notices (pdf).

  1. Notice of Directory Information
  2. Notice of Nondiscrimination
  3. Notice to Parents Regarding Withdrawing from School
  4. Notification of Rights under FERPA
  5. Notification of Rights under PPRA and Utah FERPA
  6. Parental Rights to Academic Accommodations
  7. Student Data Collection Notice

Plans

HMCS Data Governance Plan 2020 (docx)
HMCS Information Technology Systems Security Plan (pdf)
HMCS Student Data Disclosure Statement 2017-18 (pdf)
Technology Plan (docx)
TSSA Framework (pdf)

Student Data Privacy Information
HighMark Charter School participates in the Utah Student Data Privacy Alliance (USPA). The USPA is a collaboration of the Utah State Board of Education and Local Education Agencies that share common concerns around student privacy. The goal of the USPA is to set standards of both practice and expectations around student privacy such that all parties involved have a common understanding of expectations.
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Other
School Community Council Candidate Form (pdf)
Title I Letter (pdf)TSSA Plan 20-21 (pdf)
Title IX Training (pdf)

ESSER
HighMark Charter School will be using the ESSER III funds awarded by the state in the following ways:
· • 20% of the funds may be used to address student learning and accelerate student achievement to regain ground lost in learning.
· • 80% of the funds may be used to upgrade wireless technology, technology devices, equipment, and services to ensure the health and safety of students.

If you would like to provide feedback on the plan, please contact Shawn Miehlke at smiehlke@hmcharterschool.org

ESSER III Application (pdf)

SPED Monthly Newsletters
SPED September Newsletter (pdf)
SPED October Newsletter (pdf)

Facilities

HighMark Charter School is loacted in South Weber City, in close proximity to Uintah, South Ogden, Morgan, Riverdale, and Layton.

Assessments

HighMark Charter recieved a grade of 'B' from the State Office of Education

TrustLands

SCHOOL LAND TRUST is an amazing program through the state that allots each school funds to enhance education. Our council is made up of our Board Members that vote on the plan each year.

Here is an accounting of how the school used this money last year:

LandTrust Meeting 4-22-21 (pdf)
Rules of order and procedure (pdf)
LAND Trust Procedures (pdf)
TSSA Plan 20-21 (pdf)

Council member names and contact information:
Mary Johnston – mjohnston@hmcharterschool.org
Shawn Miehlke – smiehlke@hmcharterschool.org
Jenny Preece - jenny.preece00@gmail.com
Sarah Burdash - sburdash@yahoo.com
Becky Frost - ellisfrost@msn.com
Blake Peterson - blakevpetersen@gmail.com

A proposed meeting schedule for the year:
All meetings will be at 6:30 before regularly scheduled board meetings in the Highmark library.
LAND Trust Committe Agenda 10-29-20 (pdf)

The Rules of Order and Procedure updated for the school year:
See above links

A report to parents on how the School LAND Trust program funds were used in the prior year with the amount of money the school has received from the program:
See above links