(your name) (your address) (city, state + zip) (phone)
Principal (Name of school) (Address)
RE (Name) D.O.B. (Date of Birth) S.S. (ss number) P.O.B. (Place of birth) GRADE (first,third etc.
Dear Principal Please send complete records of the above student, my (son)(daughter), to me at the above address.
Test results, application forms, cumulative scholastic records, enrollment records, health records, and any other information concerning my (son)(daughter), are also requested. Please include grades of all subjects to date. If the grading system is in the least unusual, please include an interpretation. Also please include all "shot" records, vaccination records, and immunization records, insurance records, counsellor's reports, accident reports, incident reports, enrollment cards and report cards. You are also requested to include all records of or involving psychological counseling, testing, etc.
In addition, please send me copies of all "developmental evaluation", psychological and psychiatric evaluations, test results and reports, Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) reports. Division of Social Services reports, home studies, custody evaluations, copies of any and all requests received from any source concerning (student's name) as well as any other documents, reports, correspondence and the like in (student's name's) file. Please send copies of all documents related to or in connection with any case worker or social worker investigation, interviews, etc. I, also, request that I receive copies of all notices and material sent to the custodial parent.
I also request that copies of all of the aforementioned type of reports, etc. that become available as (student's name) progresses through the (name of school) be sent to me as they become part of his record or are available to the school.
As you are most likely aware, being a professional educator in the teaching and/or school administration profession, Federal Law requires that I be furnished all of the above information. Your attention is directed to The Family Educational Rights and Privacy act (FERPA), Public Law 93-380, Title 20, USCA Section 1232(g), et. seq. and Title 93-568 et seq. As you also know, and your local school board lawyer will be glad to confirm and verify this for you, Federal Law requires that this information, files, papers, documents, etc. cannot be kept from me and must be released to either parent if requested. This is a formal written request, pursuant to the above cited FERPA.
In the event any of the above requested reports or information is legitimately confidential by law, and not allowed to be released to me, I request that the rest of this request be considered separately, and an itemized list of the reacted items be included.
(Your name typed)