Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

What should I bring to registration?

If you are a new student you will need to bring a copy of birth certificate and a copy of the student’s immunization record. If applicable, a copy of an IEP or 504 Plan.

How do I reset my Parent Portal password?

To change your parent portal password you will need to go to the district webpage, then go to the for parents tab at the top of the page and select parent portal. Select the words that say “Having trouble signing in?” it will then prompt you on how to change your password.

Where can I find the school supplies lists?

School supply lists are posted on the district website and available at most area stores. The July district newsletter also has school supply lists. School supplies for students in high school will be shared with students the first week of school.

 School supplies can also be found on our district Facebook page. 

How do I know when early outs are scheduled?

You can see when the district will have early outs on the FMCSD webpage calendar. Early outs are also listed on the one page school calendar. School is dismissed at 1:45 pm on early outs. Please note the time has changed for previous years.

How much is school lunch?


Grade K-5 student lunch cost $2.25

Grades 6-12 student lunch cost $2.50

Breakfast for all students cost $1.60

Reduced price for lunch is $.30 and breakfast is $.40

Is my student eligible for a bus ride to school?

Elementary and middle school students must live 2 miles from the school to ride a bus. High school students must live 3 miles from the school to ride a bus.

How do I pay for lunch?

Parents have the option of paying on-line by accessing their lunch account. Parents may send a check labeled lunch account with students to school or to Tiffany Fullhart at Central Office 1930 Avenue M; Fort Madison, IA 52627.

How do I get a family pass to sport events?

To get a family pass you will need to contact Debbie Wiseman at the High School (319-372-1862). There will be a table at registration for you if you would like to purchase a family pass that day. Family passes cost $120.00.

Am I eligible for free/reduced priced lunch?

You may request an application at any time during the school year or print it from the district website. 

For further questions please call Tiffany Fullhart at 319-372- 7252 and press 6.

Can I buy my high school student a pass for sporting events?

Yes, the cost of a student pass is $40.00. To get a pass you will need to contact the High School  (319-372-1862). There will be a table at registration for you if you would like to purchase a pass that day.

FAQ - High School

Most frequent questions and answers

Schedules will be mailed to students before school starts. Schedules can also be found on powerschool. 

An announcement will be sent out to parents and students letting them know they can look at their schedule online. If they want to make changes to their schedules then they can call to set up an appointment.

The high school will hold a parking lottery for all grade levels.

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