Oklahoma - Student Searches: Program Requirements

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law does not require districts to adopt search and seizure policies or rules.

Oklahoma Statutes 70-24-102. Pupils - Searches.

Pupils shall not have any reasonable expectation of privacy towards school administrators or teachers in the contents of a school locker, desk, or other school property. School personnel shall have access to school lockers, desks, and other school property in order to properly supervise the welfare of pupils. School lockers, desks, and other areas of school facilities may be opened and examined by school officials at any time and no reason shall be necessary for such search. Schools shall inform pupils in the student discipline code that they have no reasonable expectation of privacy rights towards school officials in school lockers, desks, or other school property.

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