Foster Care

The Ash Grove R-IV School District recognizes that students in foster care face unusual educational challenges. The purpose of this policy is to provide foster care students with educational stability and remove barriers to, and provide opportunities for, academic excellence for foster care students. In order to achieve this purpose, the district will work collaboratively with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the Children's Division (CD) of the Missouri Department of Social Services.

The Ash Grove R-IV School District designates the following individual as the liaison for foster care students: Erica Long, Director of Special Services.