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Welcome to the Exceptional Student Education & Student Services Department

The Exceptional Student Education and Student Services Department is dedicated to providing quality instruction, services and resources to all of the students in Madison County Schools through various programs.  These programs and services include:

  • Exceptional Student Education - including Speech, Language, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Assistive Technology, & Special Transportation
  • Section 504
  • Gifted Education
  • Multi-tiered System of Support/Response to Intervention - General Education Interventions
  • Mental Health Services
  • PreK/VPK
  • Teenage Parent Program
  • Transition Services - including Vocational Rehabilitation Referrals and Services
  • Guidance Counseling
  • ESOL Program
  • School Health Services

ESE Records Requests

To request ESE records, please call (850) 973-1566 or Fax (850) 973-5047

Public Notice -2024-2025 IDEA Grant


Public Notice  


ESE Department

of Madison District Schools will submit the following applications to the Florida Department of Education for the Fiscal Year 2024-25

IDEA B-Entitlement Grant -$761,834.00

IDEA PreK Entitlement Grant - $57,125.00


If you wish to provide parental input in the development of this grant, please contact

Melinda Richie, Coordinator of ESE at 850-973-1562.


Once these grants are approved by the Department of Education they will be placed on the agenda for Madison County School Board Approval. Expected date of award will be in August 2024.