Hiring Policy

Discovery High School Personnel Hiring Policy: Criminal Records Including Guilty Pleas, No Contest Pleas, Pre-Trial Intervention or Results Other than Winning the Case

Will NOT Hire

  • Extreme Violence (aggravated assault/aggravated battery, murder, attempted murder)
  • Sexual Offense (L&L sexual battery)
  • Kidnap
  • Pornography
  • Robbery
  • Extortion
  • Manslaughter (including vehicular homicide)
  • Indecent Exposure if Sexual in Nature
  • Sale of Drugs

Will NOT Hire

  • If offense is less than 10 years old. (Will consider and carefully review if over 10 years old.)
  • Felony Drug Use
  • Grand Theft
  • Burglary related to theft
  • Felony Possession of Concealed Weapon
  • Felony Battery/Assault (on law enforcement officer or teacher, etc.)
  • Forgery
  • Solicitation of Prostitution
  • Prostitution

Will NOT Hire

  • If offense is less than 5 years old. (Will consider and carefully review if older than 5 years.)
  • Misdemeanor Drug and/or Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Concealed Weapon Misdemeanor
  • Battery/Assault
  • Resisting Arrest with Violence
  • Domestic Violence (Felony)


  • Case by Case Review
  • DUI one incident only (more than one must show proof of rehabilitation)
  • Sale of alcohol to minor
  • Other criminal traffic offenses
  • Other crimes
  • Worthless checks
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Multiple Arrests
  • Petty Theft
  • Domestic Violence (Misdemeanor)

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