The following offenses can get you expelled for up to one calendar year:

  • Possession of a firearm or weapon, like a knife

  • Felony conviction, if your presence at school would have a “substantial detrimental effect” on the school’s general welfare

  • Assaulting educational staff

  • Possession of a controlled substance, like marijuana or alcohol

(Source: BPS COC, Section 7.1.3, p. 22, MA G.L. c. 71, §§37H)