Sales on School Property 3-52

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 3-52


Sales on School Property

  1. Employees

    Employees are not permitted to solicit or sell goods and/or services on school property.

  2. Sales to Students
    1. The sale of items during the school day, other than food in the cafeteria, shall be limited to those items and times approved by the principal. The proceeds from any such sales shall be used for school-related activities.
    2. School stores may be operated for the convenience of students. Only those items approved by the superintendent, or a designee, may be sold. The hours for operation shall be decided by the building principal. The mark up of items shall not exceed 25 percent.
    3. Vending machines dispensing food, beverages or personal necessities for student consumption and use are permitted in the schools subject to state and federal school food services regulations.
    4. Arcade-type game machines and juke boxes for soliciting money are not permitted in any location of the school division.
    5. The principal may permit school-sponsored organizations to sell food items and materials related to the school after school hours.
    6. School-related organizations may sell food and other items to spectators at athletic events under regulations of the principal. The proceeds from such sales shall be for the benefit of school-related or student activities.

Adopted by School Board: February 16, 1993
Amended by School Board: October 19, 1993