NYC Department of Education Discipline Code

Please click on the link below to view the NYC Department of Education Discipline Code for Kindergarten through 5th grade.

  • Is age-specific with one set for grades K-5 and another for grades 6-12.
  • Explains the standards for behavior in the New York City public schools.
  • Describes supports, interventions, and disciplinary responses that schools can use when students demonstrate unwelcome behavior.
  • Explains how you can appeal decisions.
  • Includes the K-12 Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.
Discipline Code (Kindergarten-Grade 5)