Attention Parents of ESE / 504 Students
If your child is currently enrolled in Monroe County School District and has a current IEP or 504 plan, this information is for you. The McKay Scholarship program provides an option for eligible students to attend a participating private school or transfer to another public school as defined by the program guidelines. The annual notice document is available on the District Website (@keysschools.com) on the Exceptional Student Education Webpage. For additional information, visit the Florida School Choice website or call the Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice at 1-800-447-1636 for full details. Thank you.
The district is strongly encouraging families to fill out a meal benefits application which qualifies the district to be able to provide our students with other services such as Title I funding, internet connection rates, Take Stock In Children, and several other student benefit programs. Each child that has an application filled out will receive a raffle ticket and be entered into a prize drawing from the Food Service Department. Winners will be announced on October 4th. Please click on the link below to fill the application out Online Free & Reduced School Meals Application (Monroe County School District (FL)) (https://frapps.horizonsolana.com/MONc02)
Parents and Guardians: We are required to notify you of Reading Scholarship Accounts - available for students in grades 3 through 5. Click here for Reading Scholarship Accounts detaills in english, spanish and creole.
Nearly 200 Monroe County School District students received incentive checks from
Monroe County School District adopts programs that increase students’ knowledge of the importance of human dignity and that every student has a rightful place in society. We work to make sure that every students has a sense of belonging and feels valued. Start with Hello, a part of the Sandy Hook Promise program initiated three years ago, shows each student that everyone is worthy of notice and that we are all one human family. Please Click “Learn More” to access a link to a video that shows the Program in action.
The United Way of Collier and the Keys has awarded a series of “Creating the Next Generation of Reef Steward-Marine Science Education Grants" throughout Monroe County, with a focus on expanding opportunities and education for students in marine science and conservation. UWCK’s five-year commitment will provide $180,000 to schools and educational facilities throughout the Keys. This year, over $23,000 has been awarded as part of the grant program, with funds providing educational experiences and an expansion of resources to seven schools as well as three marine science non-profit organizations.
The easy and safe way to pay for school-related activities is here! You can pay with your credit/debit card or electronic check. Simply look in your child’s welcome folder or check for the $ Symbol on your child’s school’s webpage to access their RevTrak Portal for instructions on how to create an account. RevTrak is used for paying fees and other school-related activities.
Parents are asked to complete the Lunch Benefits Application. Though meals are free this year, the applications help to determine the amount of funding that the state allocates to Title I and Internet Connection Rates for the school district next year. Lunch Benefits Application Form (https://frapps.horizonsolana.com/MONC02 ) is the link to the form. Forms are also available at the school.
Each school has a nurse that is available to students. In order for a student to be seen, a Health History Emergency Contact Form must be on file. If you want your child to be able to see the nurse, please complete the form and return it to the school nurse if you have not done so already.
Marine Science Resource Guide
Balancing the fun and adventure of the Florida Keys with marine stewardship and sustainability is no easy task. The United Way of Collier and the Keys has taken a big step in bringing both of those worlds together. UWCK has launched a comprehensive Marine Science Resource Guide. Click here to read the complete article about the Marine Science Resource Gude launch
MCSD STEM Fair
Do you have questions about the MCSD STEM Fair?
Please visit our Webpage by clicking the image to the left.