Frequently Asked Questions

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

What are the school office hours?
Click here for schedules and calendars.

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

What are the breakfast/lunch prices?
All students at Marion Community Schools receive free breakfast and lunch in the 2019-20 school year. Click here for details.

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

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

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

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.

How can I get a message to my child during the school day?
Main office staff can assist you with this. Call 674-6917. However, please note that messages must be sent through the office before 3 p.m. 

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. For more information on our bullying policy or to download report forms, click here. 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.