It is the intent of the Board of Education to maintain complete and current personnel files,
including all information necessary to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act, for all district
employees. Personnel files are maintained in the office of the Board of Education.
The file of an individual employee will be considered confidential information and a closed record,
to the extent allowed by the law, and will only be available to authorized administrative personnel,
the Board as a whole and to the employee. Individually identifiable personnel records,
performance ratings or records pertaining to employees or applicants for employment are closed
records under the Missouri Sunshine Law to the extent allowed by law. Pursuant to state law, the
names, positions, salaries and lengths of service of all employees are public information and must
be released upon request. In accordance with federal law, the district shall release to parents,
upon request, information regarding the professional qualifications and degrees of teachers and
the qualifications of paraprofessionals who are employed by a school receiving Title I funds and
who provide instruction to their child at that school.
Files containing immigration records and files containing medical information regarding an
employee will be kept separate from other personnel files.
Upon request to and in the presence of the administrator for personnel, any employee may inspect
his or her own personnel file during regular working hours, with the exception of the ratings,
reports and records obtained prior to the employment of the individual, including confidential
* * * * * * *
Note: The reader is encouraged to review administrative procedures and/or forms for related
information in support of this policy area.
Adopted: 09/10/1985 Last Revised: 03/09/2004
Legal Refs: §§ 168.128, 610.021(13), RSMo.
Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 - 12213
29 C.F.R. § 1630.14
Fair Labor Standards Act, U.S.C. §§ 201, et seq.
29 C.F.R. Part 516
Immigration Reform and Control Act, 8 U.S.C. §§ 1324, et seq.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, P.L. 107-110
Garcia v. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority, 469 U.S. 528(1985)
Lindbergh Schools, St. Louis, Missouri
Top of Page