Use of facilities 5-44.2

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 5-44.2


Use of facilities

Access to facilities such as restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to a student’s gender identity shall be available to all students. Upon request, single-user, gender-inclusive facilities or other reasonable alternatives shall be made available to any student who seeks privacy. Any options offered shall be non-stigmatizing and minimize loss of instructional/activity time. Menstrual supplies shall be available in accessible locations in elementary schools and in bathrooms of each middle and high school. All students are entitled to use restrooms and locker rooms without harassment, discrimination, intimidation, threat, or fear.

Code of Virginia § 2.2-3900, et seq., as amended. Virginia Human Rights Act.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-6.1, as amended. Menstrual supplies; availability; public elementary, middle, and high schools.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-23.3, as amended. Treatment of transgender students; policies.

Virginia Department of Education Model Policies for the Treatment of Transgender Students in Virginia’s Public Schools (2020), as amended.