-- Magnet schools, out of area requests, choice schools, and controlled open enrollment
-- CTE and MTI programs (9-12 Grade Only)
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-- 2018-2019 School Year
**ATTENTION OUT OF AREA PARENTS**
Changes have been made to the application process for an “Out of Area Approval” to attend Ft. King Middle School for the 2018/2019 school year. Applications for next school year will be completed online only at the MCPS website. You will need to click on “School Choice Application” and select application process then school choice application. You may also apply online by going to applytomarionschools.com . Please complete the application and check your approval status online.
All applications for assignment to an out-of- area school must be submitted between January 2, 2018 and February 28, 2018. Applications will be processed and students assigned to schools the following week. The only applications that will be processed after February 28, 2018 are from someone that has moved into or within Marion County, who has had a legal custody change, or who has had a change of circumstances. Notarized statements are not sufficient for custody changes, changes must be the result of a court order, or as determined by a government agency.
Out of Area school transfers including those for safety, medical necessity, professional courtesy, parents building or buying a home in a new area, can apply under School Choice. All elective school reassignments are processed based on space availability and proper documentation of eligibility requirements. If you have questions please either email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-671-7747.
We are pleased that you have chosen Ft. King Middle School and we are looking forward to servicing all your child’s educational needs for the next school year.
Career Choice Information Night
March 1, 2018 at MTI - 1614 E. Ft. King St. Ocala
Click HERE for more information.
Congratulations FBLA Members
Qualified for FBLA's State Competition
Gabriel Seaman - Business Math and Financial Literacy
Ciara Haught - Intro to Computer Science and Coding
Congratulations HOSA Members
Region 3 Winners
Prepared Speaking: Kamiyah Thomas 4th place, Jessica Perez 5th place
Medical Reading: Anijah Lewis 4th place
Extemporaneous Health Poster: Stellas Santos 5th place
School Improvement Plan
Parents, click HERE to view Ft. King's School Improvement Plan.
So proud! Fort King Falcons increased our total percentage points by 12% and improved a letter grade earning a C!
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Free Reading Resource
ReadTheory is a K-12 online reading comprehension program that presents assessments to students at a "just right" level. Using algorithmic science coupled with grade and Lexile® level information, we ensure our assessments are always challenging but never discouraging. After just 20 minutes on ReadTheory, students generate enough data to populate their very own progress reports replete with insights about their unique reading abilities. Click here to sign up.
Take Stock in Children
Your child may be eligible for a college scholarship! Take Stock in Children helps students from low-income families achieve academic and personal success by providing them with volunteer mentors and college scholarships. Students are selected through a competitive process during their 8th grade year. Upon high school graduation, students who have completed all the requirements of the Take Stock program will receive a 2 year college tuition scholarship. To be eligible students must have a 2.5 GPA and families must meet income eligibility guidelines. If you are interested in more information Flyers are available in the guidance office.
Sunshine State Young Readers Award Books - 2016-2017 List for Grades 6-8
Click on link - List for 2017-2018
Pre-order your 2017-2018 yearbook - $28. Please see Mr. Smith in Building 1 Room 86 to place your order.
On sale in the Gym for $15
On sale in the front office for $1
It is important that we have current contact information for our families. This allows us to let you know of upcoming events and school emergencies. Addresses ensure that you receive timely mailings and telephone numbers are essential for school alert telephone messages as well as strong home-school communication.
At the beginning of the school year, we will be sending home an Emergency Contact Form. Please complete the form and send it in. Even if you have done this before, we need a new form every year. If your contact information changes, please call the school at any time.
As you prepare to purchase clothing for the upcoming school year, please keep these guidelines in mind:
The following represents examples of clothing and accessories which are not permitted. This is not intended to be inclusive, as other clothing deemed inappropriate by the administrative staff will also be excluded from campus:
Parents will be contacted and requested to provide appropriate clothing for students who are not Dress Code compliant so that the student may be returned to class.
Keeping Our Students Safe
Officer Wissinger, our school resource officer, created a tip sheet for parents and students to help keep students safe and trouble free. Click on the link to read these valuable tips. Tip Sheet
In accordance with E.P.A. regulations, all Marion County Schools have been inspected for asbestos containing materials. The original inspection along with a diagram of the location (s), and a copy of all re-inspections has been made available in the administrative office at each school for review.
Fort King Middle is grateful for our 2017-2018 business parter:
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Home Basketball Games Against Belleview
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Away Basketball Games at North Marion High School
3:50 PM - 5:00 PM FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Career Choice Information Night
Student's School Day -- 9:30 AM - 3:50 PM
First Bell -- 9:25 AM
Tardy (Late) Bell -- 9:30 AM
Teacher Day -- 8:10 AM - 3:55 PM
Early Release Times -- 1:50 PM
School Office Hours -- 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Student Lunch: Apply for Free & Reduced Lunch