PIRATE Device Handbook


JCPS Student Support & Behavior Intervention Handbook 

(See Page 38 for Appropriate Use of District Technology)

What is the PIRATE Device Program?

Personalized learning with Innovative Real-world Access to Technology to increase Engagement

At this time only 4th, 5th, 6th, and 9th Grades

Project Goals:

  • Provide Equitable Access to Technology for ALL
  • Support Brown’s Self-Directed Learning Framework which is aligned with the District’s Backpack and 21st Century Skills
  • Increase student engagement with more personalized learning opportunities
  • Improve culture and climate, thus facilitating collaboration and communication among students and teachers


Requirements for Receiving your device:

  • Pay the $25 Device Fee (Fee Waiver is Exempt)
  • Parent attend Digital Citizenship Class at Roll out
  • Signed Device Agreement by both Parent and Student

 Roll out Schedule:

  • 4th and 5th grade  roll out 10/11/2018 at 6:00 PM - for more information CLICK HERE 

  • 6th grade roll out  9/27/2018 at 6:00 PM - for more information CLICK HERE

  • 9th grade roll out 9/13/2018 at 6:00 PM