1:1 Tablet Information

One to One (1:1) Device Program - Guidelines for High School

 Student Device Coverage

The 1:1 program provides exciting learning opportunities that incorporate the use of technology in the classroom and at home.

These guidelines are intended to provide essential information about the use of student-issued devices in Pasadena ISD.

Parental Responsibilities

  • Parents must review the Student Guidelines for Responsible Use Policy in the Pasadena ISD Student Handbook with their student.
  • Parents are responsible for monitoring their child’s use of the Device, including Internet activity, while at home and away from campus at all times.

Student Responsibilities

  • Students are personally responsible for their Device and accessories at all times, whether at home or school. If equipment becomes damaged, lost or malfunctions students must report damage or loss to their teacher immediately. Students are responsible for any damage or loss of the Device.
  • Students will bring their Device (fully charged) to school every day.
  • Students will only use the device assigned to them and not the device of another student.
  • Students will not leave their Devices unattended.
  • Students are responsible for properly storing and carrying their Device in the District issued case while being transported and/or not in use.
  • Students will not download any software, music, pictures, videos or any other files or reconfigure the Device unless instructed by a teacher.
  • Students participating in this program will be required to adhere to the guidelines relating to the use of District computer and
  • Internet resources, Responsible Use Policy as well as all other electronic media and telecommunication devices standards set in the Code of Conduct.
  • Students will have no privacy rights regarding any information stored on, accessed from, or used with the Device. The Device is the property of Pasadena ISD, and appropriate District and school officials may monitor a computer or access its contents at any time.
  • Each Device will be identified by a specific number (barcode number) and assigned to a student. To ensure that a student always has his assigned Device, Devices should never be switched.
  • The identification tag must remain on the device at all times. If the identification tag is lost, the student must immediately notify a teacher or an administrator.
  • Under no circumstances may Devices be left unsupervised. It is the student’s responsibility to secure the Device.
  • Students are responsible for the general care of the Device. It is in the student’s best interest to take great care of the Device since the same Device will be reissued each year. Please follow these precautions:
    • Do not place food and/or liquids near the Device.
    • Do not stack heavy objects on top of the Device.
    • Do not attempt to repair or reconfigure the Device.
    • Do not write, draw, stick or adhere anything to the Device or the District issued case.
    • Do not leave the Device in any vehicle.
    • Do not obstruct the Device’s vents, and do not place the Device on surfaces such as carpet while it is turned on.
    • Keep the Device away from magnets.
    • Use only a clean microfiber cloth to clean the screen.
    • Do not place anything on the keyboard before closing.
    • The power cord must not be plugged into the Device while in a case.

District Device Management

  • Internet filtering software automatically filters all access to the Internet while the student is at school and the Device is connected to the PISD network.
  • Electronic tracking is embedded in the Device

Fees, Fines, and Repair

Each student is issued a Device in good working order with standardized software. Students are expected to keep the Device in good condition. Failure to do so could result in out-of-pocket costs summarized in the table below. All monies owed must be paid in full before a Device will be reissued.

Pricing for Tablets

  • Computer $294.00
  • Screen $49.00
  • Keyboard $30.00
  • Power Adapter (Whole Charger) $15.00
  • Power Adapter (Brick Only) $10.00
  • Power Adapter (USB Cable Only) $2.00
  • Power Adapter (Wall Cord Only) $3.00
  • Case $15.00

Pricing for Laptops

  • Computer $294.00
  • Screen $49.00
  • Keyboard $30.00
  • Power Adapter $45.00
  • Case $15.00

Pricing for Chromebooks

  • Computer $245.00
  • Screen $49.00
  • Keyboard $30.00
  • Power Adapter $50.00
  • Case $15.00

Missing or stolen Devices must be reported immediately to school administrators. It is the responsibility of the student/parent to provide information for a Pasadena ISD police report by the soonest available school day. This police report demonstrating evidence of theft must accompany any claim of theft.

If a Device is deemed intentionally damaged or persistent damage is noted, the student is responsible for the full cost of the repair. Failure to follow the guidelines listed above can result in disciplinary action and may have an impact on student academic performance where appropriate. *CQ (Legal), CQ (Local) and CQ –R