FAQs

Chromebook

What happens if my student’s device is damaged or stolen?

In the case of theft, a police report must be completed and turned in to the school.

In the case of an accidental or intentional incidents, the family will be responsible for the cost of repairing the device. The district has tried to keep any expenses to families as low as possible. The cost of the repair is only for the cost of the part and not for replacing it. Below you will find the pricing list for Samsung and Acer models. There are some cost differences due to there being two different models of Chromebooks.

Cost
Part Samsung 3 Dell 3180 Dell 3100
Charger $30 $19 $35
Battery $30 $40 $40
Bezel $17 $15 $25
Bottom cover $16 $19 $35
Hinge cover N/A $10 N/A
Hinge set N/A $12 N/A
Keyboard N/A $18 $25
LCD cable N/A N/A $11
Plamrest (with keyboard & touchpad) $40 N/A N/A
Plamrest (without keyboard & touchpad) N/A $22 $27
Screen $32 $32 $32
Top cover $11 $30 $40
Touchpad (with cable) N/A $26 $22
Total replacement $83 $122 $223

What about cyber-safety?

The district filters Internet content on its networks. Cedar Falls is committed to educating students and parents on how to be safe on the Internet. As students receive their computers we will cover cyber-safety. Parents also will be provided with tip sheets and opportunities to learn how they can support safety on their home network.