• Paid Leave 

    *Employees must meet the eligibility requirements.

    Local Sick Leave – 5 days

    • Earned at a rate of ½ day per 18 days worked.
    • Employees receive 5 days maximum per year.
    • Leave is recorded in ¼ day, ½ day, and whole days.
    • ¼ day absences require supervisor approval.
    • May only be used for an employee of family member illness.
    • Leave is prorated for employees who start after the official beginning date of their position or separate before their last duty day.
    • End of year balance rolls over to the next year.
    • Eligible for reimbursement upon retirement for employees who meet the requirements.

     
    State Personal Leave – 5 days

    • Employees receive 5 days maximum per year.
    • Recorded in ¼ day, ½ day, and whole days.
    • ¼ day absences require supervisor approval.
    • May be use for a personal absence or illness.
    • State Personal absences must be requested one week in advance and receive approval.
    • State personal leave shall not exceed three consecutive workdays.
    • Leave is prorated for employees who start after the official beginning date of their position or separate before their last duty day.
    • End of year balance rolls over to the next year.
    • Transferable to other Texas school districts. 

    *Extended Sick Leave– up to 3 days in a given school year, maximum of 9 days during course of employment upon approval. (Must be requested by the employee).
     
    *Catastrophic Leave– up to 60 days during course of employment upon approval. (Must be requested by the employee).


     

    Non-Contract (Vacation) Days

    • Only employees who work 226 or more days are eligible for non-contract days.
    • Non-exempt employees can carry a maximum of 10 non-contract days over to the next school year.
    • Exempt employees can carry an unlimited amount of non-contract days, however upon resignation will only be paid for 10 days.
    • Days must be approved by supervisor in advance.Days are allocated according to the present year calendar and vary from year to year.