Drug Testing for Students
Mandatory Drug-Testing Program
In an effort to prevent injury, illness, and harm resulting from the use of illegal drugs; help enforce a drug-free educational environment; and deter student use of illegal drugs, KISD has implemented a mandatory drug-testing program for students in grades 7-12.
Grades 7-12 student activities for which mandatory drug-testing is required include:
- All extracurricular activities
- All co-curricular activities
- All dual credit courses for which KISD pays any amount of tuition
- All school sponsored work program classes
- Allowed to purchase an on-campus parking permit
A student in grades 7-12 who chooses to participate in any of these activities shall be subject to mandatory drug testing as outlined in the District’s drug-testing purpose and procedures.
A student who participates in any of these activities shall receive notice of the District’s drug-testing program and procedures in the student handbook. In order to participate in extracurricular and/or co-curricular activities, a student in grades 7-12 shall submit the appropriate written consent form.
The Kilgore ISD drug testing program shall include, but is not limited to, testing for the following: Amphetamine, Cocaine, Marijuana, Opiates, Meth-Amphetamine, Ecstasy, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Benzoylegogonine, Propoxyphene, Tricyclic Antidepressants.