Central Dauphin School District

600 Rutherford Road Harrisburg PA, 17109 • 717.545.4703

Quality to the Core

Data Classification & Handling

Data Classification and Handling Requirements

Data handling requirements have been set forth in District Policy 800 to provide a clear protocol for handling each category of data dependent upon its form and classification.


Administrative Data Classifications & Information Owners

The District's administrative data is organized by the software application responsible for it. The following list includes each application category, its information owner, and a hyperlink to detailed information on its data classification.

Data Application

Information Owner


Student Information


Student Information Data Classification  Data Classification

Financial Accounting

Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Administrative Operations

Financial Accounting Data Classification  Data Classification

Human Resources

Director of Human Resources

Human Resources Data Classification  Data Classification

Cafeteria / POS

Assistant Director of Business Affairs

Cafeteria Point of Sale Data Classification  Data Classification

IEP / Special Education

Director of Special Education

IEP Data Classification  Data Classification


Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Administrative Operations

Tax Data Classification  Data Classification


Business Office Accounting Supervisor

Census Data Classification  Data Classification

Visitor Management

Directory of Safety & Security

Census Data Classification  Data Classification

Users of Central Dauphin School District data, in any form and for any purpose, are urged to contact the designated data stewards for guidance in cases that present handling questions or security concerns.  These handling requirements are reviewed annually or when warranted by significant changes to the data or its inherent applications.  Comments regarding these requirements should be emailed to the Director of Technology Services.