Conduct, Student Progression Plan, FC Academy Handbook, Athletic Handbook, Parent's Right to Know, SchoolImprovement Plans, Parent Involvement Plans, Student Records Manual, Supplemental Education Services(Tutoring), School Public Accountability Reports and the District Title I -5 Year Plan. All documents will be madeavailable in Spanish upon request. Call 670-2810 x 4108 or email
The McKay Scholarship was established in 2000. This program was designed toparents of students with disabilities to choose the best educational setting
public or private
for their child.
Who is eligible?
•Students who have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or a 504 Accommodation Plan (for more than 6 months) and
meet the following requirements:
•The student spent the prior school year in attendance at a Florida public school
during the preceding October andFebruary FTE surveys in Pre-K through grade 12, or
•The student spent the prior school year in attendance at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind during the
preceding October and February FTE surveys in kindergarten through 12, or
•The student received specialized instructional services under the Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Education Program
during the previous school year, or
•The student is a dependent child of a member of the U
nited States Armed Forces who transfers to Florida from out of
state due to a parent’s permanent change of station orders
What are the options?
•Request a different public school that follows your district’s choice policy•Request a public
school in an adjacent school district that has space and provides the services contained in student’s
IEP or 504 Plan
•Receive a scholarship for your child to attend a participating private school
Where do I go for more information?
Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice, Florida Department of Education-
www.floridaschoolchoice.org or 1 (800) 447-1636
**KidCare & Medicaid Application Assistance
There is a Community Health Worker,
Franklin County Health Department in Apalachicola
on every Thursday from 8:00 am
4:00 pm. She will beat the
Franklin County Annex (Carrabelle Clinic)
on Tuesday, January 15 & Wednesday, January 23. Ms.Etheridge is available to assist families with applying for KidCare as well as Medicaid. Come in to see her.You can also reach her at
. No appointment is necessary.
Apalachicola Community Services Center
also has someone to help with applying for services such asMedicaid, KidCare, and food & cash assistance.
can assist you at the center. It is located at192 14
Street, Apalachicola, FL. They are open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Appointmentsare scheduled from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Please call
for an appointment
BOX TOPS for EDUCATION:
The Franklin County School PTO is collecting Box Tops!Please send all Box Tops to your child's teacher. Middle and High
parents can save them too!Please turn your Box Tops in to Mrs. Laura King or Ms. Leigh Smith