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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


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 -2021-2022 IDEA Grant


ESE Department of Madison District Schools will submit the following applications to the Florida Department of Education 

for the Fiscal Year 2021-22:

IDEA B-Entitlement Grant - $767,787.00

IDEA PreK Entitlement Grant - $55,615.00

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

Melinda Richie, Coordinator of ESE 

(850) 973-1562

Once these grants are approved they will be placed on the agenda for Madison County School Board Approval. 

Expected date of award will be in July, 2021.