Background Check

Effective July 1, 2016, the Indiana General Assembly made a few significant changes to the Criminal History Check (CHC). All applicants will have an additional inquiry with the Department of Child Services (DCS) as to whether an individual has been the subject of a substantiated report of child abuse or neglect and is listed in the child protection index.

Level I - Limited Criminal History Check for Volunteers

  • Required for school visitors (i.e. lunch), volunteers and parents/guardians attending field trips.
  • This report will be done in conjunction with the Indiana State Police.
  • The volunteer will complete the Application for Parent/Patron Volunteer form.
  • The completed sheet will be given to the school office.
    The school secretary, will run the criminal history report.
  • The volunteer will be notified of any negative report, which would limit his/her participation.
  • All overnight field trip requires a Level II Background Check (see below). 

HERE for the Level I - Limited Criminal History Check for Volunteers Application

Level II - Criminal History Check for prospective Employees and Volunteer Coaches

Effective August 1, 2017 the standard cost for the CHC is $28.85 for Certified Employees and $24.99 for Non-Certified Employees and Volunteer Coaches. The final price may vary based on address history and license verification. The CHC usually takes 2-3 business days to clear, but may take up to two weeks. The applicant will be contacted with further information once we have received the results.

  • Required for All Employees and Volunteer Coaches
  • This report is completed through a company called Safe Hiring Solutions, an online service.
  • A signed authorization by the prospective employee must be on file.
  • All employees, substitute and full-time, shall complete an employment application.
  • Applications can be accessed and paid through our website.
  • Any negative report will need to be reviewed by Mr. Gibboney.

Click HERE for access to the Level II - Criminal History Check for Prospective Employees and Volunteer Coaches

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