Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

School District Schedule 16 Special Education Records


Special Education Records (SD 16-5)

"All students with disabilities, who are between the ages of 3 and 22 and have not graduated from high school with a regular diploma, are entitled to a free, appropriate public education." (Utah Code 53A-15-301(1)(a)(2015)) These records document the progress and participation of students or clients enrolled in special education programs. Information includes individualized education program records (IEPs), evaluations, parental information and correspondence, assessments and related records.

Retention: Retain for 3 to 5 years after graduation or services end and then destroy.

(Approved 08/2015)