Data Privacy

Protecting student data is a priority for the Hilton Central School District.  The five key bullets below provide a better understanding of student data privacy in the Hilton Central School District:

  • Student data is carefully safeguarded through school and district policies and procedures, as well as federal and state privacy laws that are specifically designed to protect sudent data.

  • Individuals within the district only have access to the identifiable data they need in order to carry out the responsibilities of their job.

  • We collect data including scores on tests and assignments, report card grades, attendance, demographics, information on special needs, graduation rates, and disciplinary actions.  This data is used to determine eligibility for services and to personalize lesson plans for learning and thereby improve student achievement.

  • Our schools, the district, and technology partners are subject to strict penalites under law if student information is misused or compromised.

  • Information collected about your child's learning helps our teachers and schools enhance his/her educational experience to ensure student success. 

Annual Notification of FERPA and Directory Information

Hilton Central Schools Parents' Bill of Rights

Parents' Bill of Rights Supplemental Information

Data Privacy Improper Disclosure of Information Complaint Form  

District Data Privacy Policy

Federal and State Laws:

To learn more about what is protected, and what rights exist to support the protection of student data, click on the links below:

Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA)

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

New York State Education Law Section 2-d

Protecting Student Privacy - File a Complaint (PPRA)

Strengthening Student Data Privacy: Fact Sheet for Parents

Consent Forms:

HCSD Consent to Release Information Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

HCSD Consent to release information INFINITE CAMPUS PARENT PORTAL Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Authorization for Release of Health Information Pursuant to HIPPA, Approved by NYS DOH