School and University Records

Reference Number: MTAS-441
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: November 27, 2018
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Records of students currently enrolled in public schools, including academic, financial, and medical records, are confidential. However, statistical information not identified with a particular student may be released. Additionally, information relating only to an individual student’s name, age, address, dates of attendance, grade levels completed, class placement, and academic degrees awarded may be disclosed. T.C.A. § 10-7-504(a)(4). The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), found in 20 U.S.C. § 1232 includes similar language.

 

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