Student Data Transparency & Security Act

Student Data Transparency and Security Act
Weld Re-8 School District holds data privacy and security in high regard and takes action to ensure that our students’ data is handled securely in compliance with the Colorado Student Data Transparency and Security Act (HB 16-1423) and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Personally Identifiable Information Collected by Weld Re-8 School District

In addition to the data collected by the Colorado Department of Education, Weld Re-8 School District generally collects and maintains the following on its data systems: 
  • Household Information
    • Parent Name
    • Address
    • Email Address
    • Phone Numbers
    • Employer
  • Attendance
  • Fees
  • Communication records
  • Medical Information
    • Health Conditions
    • Immunizations
    • Medications
    • Vision and Hearing Screening
    • Doctor of Record
  • Learning Accommodations
  • Disciplinary Incident Details
  • Bus Transportation Details
  • Academic Performance Data
    • Assessments
    • Learning Activities
    • Transcripts
    • Grades
  • Schedules
  • Locker Assignments
  • Currently Checked-out Media
  • Account Access Logs
We also provide this data inventory and dictionary of data elements published by the state Board of Education. The district uses the data in order to meet its mission to Preparing our students for their future; every child, every day, and shares necessary personally identifiable information with a carefully vetted list of Contract Providers using the most secure data transfer methods in accordance with current industry best practices. In addition, we are providing a list of On-Demand Providers using click-through contracts that include online tools used by students and teachers in the classroom. To view specific information on file for your child, please log into the Parent Portal.

PUBLIC NOTICE: In accordance with the Colorado Student Data Transparency and Security Act, C.R.S. Section 22-16-101 et seq., please be advised that if Weld Re-8 School ceases using or refuses to use a School Service On-Demand Provider pursuant to C.R.S. 22-16-107 (3) (c), Weld Re-8 School District shall post on its website the name of the On-Demand provider, with any written response that the on-Demand Provider may submit, and will notify the Colorado Department of Education, which will post on its website the On-Demand Provider’s name and any written response.