Student Services

If your student tests positive for COVID, please contact our Health Department nurse, Lourdes Lopez, at 947-235-1067 for guidance.


Student Services Within Avondale School District

Within Avondale School District, we are proud to offer a variety of Student Services to assist students throughout their educational journey and beyond. It's our mission to be of service in anyway we can to help aid in the success of all students. The programs and services on this page are available to all students residing in the Avondale School District, ages birth to 26, who experience difficulty learning and/or have physical or other health needs.

Maryanne Munroe, our Assistant Superintendent for Student Services, is the district compliance officer. She ensures that Avondale School District is compliant with Federal and State regulations, and that any inquires or complaints are dealt with promptly and in accordance with the law. She is also responsible for ensuring that the proper notice of nondiscrimination for the following acts is provided to students, their parents/guardians, staff members, and the general public: Title II, Title VI, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Student Services Contact Info

Melinda Carroll

Assistant Superintendent
for Student Services
Phone: (248) 537-6015
Fax: (248) 537-6070 

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Cindy Orman

Project Find Coordinator &
Student Service Secretary
(248) 537-6004

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Student Services & Support

The Avondale Student Services Office provides support for the following departments: 

Special Education

The Special Education Department within Avondale School District is committed to working with parents and service providers to develop and nurture the solid partnerships that ensure success for every child. Click below for more information on our Special Education programs and services.

Section 504

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (commonly referred to as “Section 504”) prohibits discrimination against students on the basis of disability. This manual contains information, guidelines, policies, procedures, and forms to achieve compliance with Section 504 with respect to the education of the District’s students, in a manner consistent with the District’s nondiscrimination policies.

The District expects its employees to be knowledgeable about its Section 504 procedures. If you have Section 504 questions concerning either current or prospective students, please contact the District’s Section 504 Coordinator, Anna Sommers at (248) 537-6008.

Gifted and Talented

Our Avondale GATE Magnet School staff is trained to help your gifted student maximize their academic and social/emotional growth in a learning environment created specifically for them. Click below to learn more about our GATE Magnet School.

English Language Learners (ELL)

Avondale School District wants to ensure all members of our school community have equal access to learning. We strive to provide every child quality and meaningful educational instruction, regardless of national origin or native language. Students who are English language learners are provided instructional services through the English Language Learners (ELL) program, which is designed to meet the student’s unique needs. To learn more, please contact Alexandria Murphy at (248) 537-6014 or via email by clicking the Send Message button below.

Early Childhood & Great Start Readiness Program

Visit our Early Childhood Learning Center page to learn more about our Early Childhood Learning Center, the Great Start Readiness Program, and our Summer Camp program.

Occupational & Physical Therapy

Avondale School District provides occupational and physical therapy to help address any student needs. Our therapists work with students, parents, educators, paraeducators, and administrators to help improve student performance in a variety of learning environments.