SSL Certificate
St. Francis Area Schools
A PreK-12 public school district serving the communities of Athens Township, Andover, Bethel, East Bethel, Linwood Township, Nowthen, Oak Grove, St. Francis and Stanford Township

204 Superintendent


The purpose of this policy is to recognize the importance of the role of the superintendent and the overall responsibility of that position within the school district.


The school board shall employ a superintendent who shall serve as an ex officio, nonvoting member of the school board and as chief executive officer of the school system.


A. The superintendent is responsible for the management of the schools, the administration of all school district policies, and is directly accountable to the school board.

B. The superintendent shall annually evaluate each principal assigned responsibility for supervising a school building in the district.

C. The superintendent shall annually evaluate each direct report.

D. The superintendent may delegate responsibilities to other school district personnel, but shall continue to be accountable for actions taken under such delegation.

E. Where responsibilities are not specifically prescribed, nor school board policy applicable, the superintendent shall use personal and professional judgment, subject to review by the school board.

Legal References

Minn. Stat. § 123B.143 (Superintendent)

Cross References

ISD 15 Policy 104 (School Board Officers)
ISD 15 Policy 111 (Development, Adoption, and Implementation of Policies
ISD 15 Policy 120 (Out-of-State Travel by School Board Members)
ISD 15 Policy 202 (School District Administration)
ISD 15 Policy 303 (Superintendent Selection)
ISD 15 Policy 205 (Superintendent Contract, Duties, and Evaluation)
MSBA/MASA Model Policy 305 (Policy Implementation)
ISD 15 Policy 203 (Administrator Code of Ethics)
ISD 15 Policy 559 (Expense Reimbursement)
ISD 15 Policy 410 (School Activities)
ISD 15 Policy 411 (Student Fundraising)
ISD 15 Policy 413 (Student Promotion, Retention, and Program Design)
ISD 15 Policy 302 (Organization of School Calendar and School Day)
ISD 15 Policy 305 (Alternative Programs)
ISD 15 Policy 601 (Establishment and Adoption of School District Budget)
ISD 15 Policy 604 (Development and Maintenance of an Inventory of Fixed Assets and a Fixed Asset Accounting System)
MSBA/MASA Model Policy 802 (Disposition of Obsolete Equipment and Material)
ISD 15 Policy 703 (Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites)
ISD 15 Policy 705 (Advertising)
MSBA/MASA Model Policy 906 (Community Notification of Predatory Offenders)
MSBA/MASA Model Policy 907 (Rewards)
MSBA Service Manual, Chapter 3, Superintendent of Schools

Adopted: July 23, 2018

School Board
Independent School District 15
St. Francis, Minnesota

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