ADA Accessibility Statement
Web Site Accessibility
Madison City Schools is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. This website endeavors to comply with best practices and standards defined by Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act.
If, because of a disability, you are unable to access content on an MCS website, have questions about the accessibility of content, and/or would like to report barriers to information accessibility on an MCS website, please contact the district Webmaster:
211 Celtic Dr.
Madison, AL 35758
Facilities and Services Accessibility
In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), Madison City Schools will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
Employment: Madison City Schools does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.
Effective Communication: Madison City Schools will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in Madison City School’s programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.
Modifications to Policies and Procedures: Madison City Schools will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in Madison City School’s offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of Madison City Schools, should contact the ADA Coordinator (listed below) as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require the Madison City Board of Education to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
Complaints that a program, service, or activity of Madison City Schools is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to:
Madison City Schools
4192 Sullivan Street
Madison, AL 35758
Phone: (256) 774-2727 Ext. 11247
Fax: (256) 774-2778
Madison City Schools will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.