Website Accessibility Notice

  • The Jackson-Madison County School System ("District") is committed to complying with the provisions of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)("Title II") and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ("Section 504"). Therefore, the District's goal with regard to its web presence is to provide students, parents and members of the public with disabilities the ability to independently acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same benefits and services as those without disabilities, with equivalent ease of use.


    With regard to the District's website or any web presence developed, maintained, or offered through District sources, it is intended that all existing content and any new or updated web content produced by the District or provided by third-party developers will confirm to the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA, and the WAI's Accessibility Guidelines Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 for web content or updated equivalents of these guidelines.


    About Portable Document Format (PDF) Files

    While the District is unable to provide alternate text or HTML versions for all of the documents that appear on the website in PDF format, it will, upon request, work with any individual with a disability to provide web documents in an alternative format.


    Contact the Jackson-Madison County School System

    The District provides materials in alternative formats and provides disability-related reasonable accommodations when requested. If you are unable to access information provided on the District's website or in a web-based resource, need materials in an alternative format, or if you need reasonable accommodations to access other District services provided on its website, please contact the District via the email listed below. To help the District respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of the accessibility problem, the web address of the requested material, your preferred format in which you wish to receive the materials, and your contact information.



    Occasionally, you may encounter links to third-party sites or third-party content displayed on the District's website. The District believes that the sites or content provided by these third parties may be valuable to its website visitors. Although the District has done its due diligence to ensure the content on its website is accessible, it is not warranting the content of any third parties.


    Website Accessibility Grievances

    If you wish to file a formal grievance under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act or Title II of the ADA, please consult the procedures established in Board Policy Number 1.802. Information on how to file a grievance with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, as well as the methods for doing so, are provided on the Office for Civil Rights web page "How to File a Discrimination Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights."