Public Records Request / Freedom of Information Act
Public Information Requests should be made through the Public Relations Office. To best assist you in obtaining the information you want, requests can be made:
- by submitting an electronic request to MCPS Next Request - Public Information Request Portal;
- in person at 1614 E. Fort King St., Public Relations Office, Bldg. 3-006, Ocala, Florida, 34471;
- by calling 352.671.7555;
- by faxing to 352.671.7735; or
- by sending an e-mail.
Pursuant to Florida Statute 119.07(4), copying costs, service fees, and/or labor charges may apply to your request. Per School Board Policy 8310, requests involving extensive use of technology require a $25 deposit before any records are searched. Requests involving district-issued email addresses require a $15 deposit before any records are searched. MCPS will process your request without additional charge for the first 60 minutes. Beyond this timeframe, additional charges may apply.
Subpoenas for employment records should be directed to Brittani Vachon in Employment Services, 420 SE Alvarez Avenue, Ocala, Florida, 34471, 352.671.7106.
Subpoenas for student records should be directed to Stephen Ayres, director of Student Records, or Jakea Snowden, at 1614 E. Fort King Street, Ocala, Florida, 34471, 352.671.7538.
Requests for transcripts, diplomas, and other student records can be made to the School Choice, Magnet Programs and Student Records Office at 352.671.7743.
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public record. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact our office by phone or in person.