Frequently Asked Questions

When is the first day of school?
Click here to view the school year calendar.

When is registration?
For information about MCS registration/enrollment, click here.

What is the earliest my student can be dropped off for school?
Click here for schedules and calendars.

What time is breakfast served?
Click here for schedules and calendars.

What time does school start and end?  
Click here for schedules and calendars.

How do I figure out which elementary district I live in?
Click here to use our address lookup tool. IMPORTANT NOTE: Students may request to attend an elementary school other than their home district; your home school can provide a permission to transfer application. 

Is bus transportation available for my student?
All students living within the district boundaries can request bus transportation. Click here for more information.

Is before-school and/or after-school care offered? 
The YMCA provides latchkey, holiday and emergency childcare. If you want to use these services, you must register and make payment arrangements with the YMCA. Call 765-664-0544 for more information.

What is the attendance policy, and what should I do if my student is absent?
Click here to view MCS attendance policy.

What vaccinations are required for school enrollment? 
This information is available from the State Department of Health. Click here.

What are the dress code rules?
Click here to view/download the most recent dress code specifics.

How do I contact my child's teacher?
Our teachers can be reached by phone and email. Click here for our phone number or to find a teacher's email address. You can also visit teachers at school, but arrangements must be made ahead of time through the school. Click here for more information on scheduling a visit.

On what holidays and vacations is school closed? 
Click here for schedules and calendars. 

How can I report bullying, theft or other threats to students' safety?
The best thing to do is to contact the principal at your child's school. An official, written report is the best way to help us keep our students and staff as safe as possible. However, MCS also has a Student/School Safety Hotline: Click here for more information on how to report tips via phone or email.

Don't see your question answered here? Click here for contact information for your school.