Non-Discrimination Statements

Non-Discrimination Statements

Commitment to Non-Discrimination 

In compliance with federal law, Stokes County Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age or disability.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Stokes County Schools programs are staffed and offered without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, political affiliation, or disability.

CTE Non-Discrimination Statement

Career and Technical Education (CTE) is an integral part of the comprehensive secondary school program in Stokes County. Stokes County Schools offers a comprehensive Career and Technical Education program for students in middle and high schools. Courses are offered in Agricultural Education; Business, Finance, and Marketing Education; Career Development Education; Computer Science, IT and Technology Education; Family and Consumer Sciences Education; Health Science Education; and Trade and Industrial Education. To ensure all students have access to CTE and are successful, Career Development and Special Populations support services are also available. All programs may not be offered at each middle and high school.

Grievances Against Child Nutrition 

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C . 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Title VI

No person shall, on the basis of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any program or activity of the Stokes County Schools in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Policies 1710 and 1720 govern complaints alleging Title VI violations. General inquiries regarding Title VI compliance and appeal procedures may be directed to the Title VI Coordinator.


The Title VI Coordinator may be contacted by email, telephone, or mail as follows:

Jared Jones, Ed.D

Stokes County Schools

[email protected]

336-593-5146 ext. 224

100 Courthouse Circle, Danbury, NC 27030

Title IX

The Stokes County Schools Board of Education will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, in admission to its educational programs or activities, or in employment policies and practices in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator.


Inquiries about Title IX
The board has designated a Title IX coordinator to coordinate its efforts to comply with its responsibilities under Title IX and its implementing regulations. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its implementing federal regulations may be referred to the Title IX coordinator and/or the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education.


Contact information for the Title IX coordinator:
Dr. Jared Jones, Title IX Coordinator

Stokes County Schools

[email protected]

336-593-5146 ext. 224

100 Courthouse Circle, Danbury, NC 27030


Click HERE to access the Title IX Formal Complaint Form.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act  

No child will be excluded from any educational program or be subject to discrimination because he/she is an individual with a disability, as the term is defined in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Protected individuals include any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities, has a record of such impairment, or is regarded as having such impairment. 6210.1 


The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is charged with the responsibility of serving as the Stokes County Schools Section 504/ADA Coordinator and is a contact person for questions related to Section 504/ADA. A 504/ADA contact for each school has been trained to serve as a resource for parents, guardians, and staff. 6210.3 


The Superintendent shall establish procedures for implementation of this policy. These procedures shall be available through the Section 504/ADA Coordinator and the Section 504/ADA contact at each school. Board Policy 6220 - Assurance of Appropriate Services for Students with Disabilities Stokes County Schools assures all children with disabilities ages three through 21 will have available to them a free appropriate public education that emphasizes special education and related services designed to meet their individual needs in the least restrictive environment, prepares them for further education, employment, and independent living, and ensures the rights of these children and their parents are protected. 6220.1 


Stokes County Schools will adhere to state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the education of students with disabilities as well as Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities as adopted by the State Board of Education. 


The above-named persons can be contacted at:
Dr. Lisa LaMonica, Section 504 & ADA Coordinator, 

Stokes County Schools

[email protected]

(336) 536-9010 x 1747

1165 Dodgetown Road, Walnut Cove, NC 27052


Board Policy 1710/4021/7230 establishes the protections for all students while Board Policy 1720/4015/7225 establishes the appropriate procedures for complaint reporting.

Broad Protection Against Discrimination And Inviting, Inclusive Environment for All Students

Stokes County Schools is committed to a nondiscriminatory, inviting, and inclusive school environment for all students. We have broad protections against discrimination as set forth in multiple Board policies, including Policy 1710 and 1720.  Parents and students who perceive any form of discrimination are encouraged to report it to the school principal. Further, parents and students are encouraged to contact the principal for any requests for assistance or accommodations to assure a nondiscriminatory, inviting, and inclusive school environment.  Our principals work with students and parents in a sensitive, individual manner to assist students requesting specific assistance or accommodations. Further, our principals communicate directly with the school system’s Section 504 Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator (referenced above) in providing guidance and assistance to students and parents. Our principals receive updates on applicable legal protections including guidance from the federal government.