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Volunteer Procedures

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools!

We value the time and talents of our volunteers.

To ensure the safety of our students, we require criminal background checks on the following:

  • Any volunteer who accompanies students off campus (i.e., chaperones for field trips).
  • Any volunteer who is responsible for working with students on campus, but not under the supervision of a licensed teacher.

Volunteer background checks need to be done one time per year, either at the beginning of the school year or one calendar year from the last date of volunteer service. Volunteers may not begin or continue to volunteer until they have been cleared.

Background checks are $21 and are to be paid online by the volunteer. If the cost is a hardship, volunteers should contact their building principal directly.

Background checks take approximately 48 hours to be processed and cleared through the district. All information on the application will be maintained in a confidential manner. If there are any concerns regarding the results of a background check, the building principal will contact that individual directly after receiving the results.

To complete the background check process, please click below. You will be prompted to pay at the end.

Thank you for your cooperation as we continue to maintain a safe and secure educational environment for our students.

Background Check
Online Application


In order to ensure the safety of our students and staff, those who wish to visit a building during the school day are only granted access through one door to the main office, or check-in desk, where they are greeted by a staff member who will make sure they know their business with the school and properly sign in using our visitor management system. This system allows us to track visitors in our buildings and enhance our existing school safety plans.