Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Hamilton School District provides equal educational and employment opportunities. The District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal laws or regulations, in any of its programs or activities, applications for admission, or employment.
The District is required by Title IX and Part 106 of Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations not to discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs or activities operated by the District, and this requirement extends to admission and employment. The District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The District has designated and authorized the following individual as the person responsible for coordinating the District’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX and other state and federal nondiscrimination laws, including investigation of any complaints alleging a violation of Title IX or other discrimination:
Title IX Coordinator:
Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development
Hamilton School District
W220N6151 Town Line Road
Sussex, WI 53089
Any questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or to:
U.S. Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights
230 S. Dearborn, 37th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 730-1560 or OCR.Chicago@ed.gov
The District shall provide for the reasonable accommodation of a student’s sincerely held religious beliefs with regard to examinations and other academic requirements. Requests for accommodations shall be made in writing and approved by the building principal. Any accommodations or program modifications granted under this policy shall be provided to students without prejudicial effect.
Requests for accommodations for children with disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act shall be processed pursuant to the Section 504 Procedures.
All District career and technical education opportunities will be offered to students on a nondiscriminatory basis (without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, etc.). Information regarding such program offerings and admission criteria are included in the Student Handbooks and Course Catalogs, which are posted on the District’s website (www.hamilton.k12.wi.us) and available upon request from the School Guidance Office.
Children of homeless individuals and unaccompanied homeless youth (youth not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian) residing in the District shall have equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including comparable services, as provided to other children and youth who reside in the District. Homeless children and youth shall not be required to attend a separate school or program for homeless children and shall not be stigmatized by school personnel.
The District shall provide appropriate educational services or programs for students who have been identified as having a handicap or disability, regardless of the nature or severity of the handicap or disability. The District shall also ensure that a student’s limited English proficiency does not bar access to District services.