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Attendance Policy

State law and school board policy require that, in order to receive grades, a student must be present a minimum of 161 days based on the school year.  Students can miss NO MORE THAN 14 DAYS OF SCHOOL.  When a student has five unexcused absences or tardies, he/she is considered truant and his/her parent may be referred to the Child Welfare and Attendance Supervisor and the District Attorney’s office for prosecution or intervention. When a student is absent, a parent note or doctor excuse MUST be turned in within 3 days of the last absence date.  No more than 5 parent notes can be accepted through the school year.

Back Packs

With the start of the 2018-2019 school year, all backpacks/book sacks have to be either clear or mesh. 

Dress Code

All students are required to wear school uniforms which include khaki or navy blue bottom with, navy, white or gray polo/oxford shirts.  All students are required to tuck in their shirts and wear black, brown or navy belts.  Elastic waists are allowed for grades Pre-K-3rd.  Jumpers, skirts, shorts, or skorts should not be shorter than 4 inches above the knee.  Capris are acceptable, hip huggers, baggy or oversized clothes are not permitted. Tights or socks should be black, white, or navy.  

Footwear should not be a safety hazard:  Crocs, flip-flops, slides are not permitted.  Students may wear sandals with a back strap.  Socks shall be black, white, or solid uniform colors.  Boots are to be worn under the pants legs and pant legs must cover the top portion.

Hair Styles

Hair must be of natural colors.  Fluorescent and/or rainbow colors are not permitted.  Afros are to measure from the scalp and not to exceed 2 inches.  The length of a boy’s hair should not pass the top of the shirt collar and must be above the eyebrows.

Contact Information

Mamou Elementary School
1205 Fourth Street
Mamou, Louisiana 70554

Summer hours are from 7:00-4:00 Monday thru Thursday. 

Principal- Mitchell Troy Fontenot

Assistant Principal-  Jacob Toby Doucet

Nurse- Linzy Landreneau

Phone: 337-468-3123
Fax: 337-468-2722

Campus Calendar

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Bus Information

First Student 363-3373


B- Be Your Best

E- Earn Respect

A- Achieve Sucess

R- Responsibility

Mission Statement

Teachers Teach, Parents Participate, Students Learn, Together We Succeed!




Important Dates

August 27th French Immersion Parent Night

August 30th Kindergarten students Parent Night

September 3rd Off Labor Day

September 4th Spirit Shirt Orders Due

September 6th First Grade Parent Night

September 10th Second Grade Parent Night

Week of September 10th Book Fair and Grandparents week

September 20th Progress Reports

September 26th Fall Pictures School Uniform

September 28th Noon dismissal MHS Homecoming

November 12th No School due to Veteran’s Day 

November 14th 3rd Field Trip

December 20th Puttin on the Hits Program 8:30a.m.

January 14th Report Cards

January 21st MLK Day – No School

January 22nd Parish Staff Development – No School for Students

January 28th Progress Reports – 3rd Nine Weeks

February 5th Classroom Pictures and Deadline to pay for Mardi Gras Shirts

February 18th President’s Day – No School

February 19th Progress Reports

February 26th Mardi Gras Floats turned in by noon for judging and 3rd/4th Grade Parent Night at 5:30

February 27th French Night at 5:30

March 1st Mardi Gras Parade at 9:00 (Noon Dismissal)

March 21st Pre K Field Trip

March 22nd Report Cards go home

March 28th 4th Grade Field Trip

May 6th Progress Reports and Deadline to pay for Crawford Pics

May 6th – May 10th Teacher Appreciation Week

May 14th Deadline to pay for 2nd grade Field Trip

May 16th French Student Field Trip and 2nd grade Field Trip

May 17th Mega Dough Fundraiser 10-2

May 24th Last Day of School for Students

May 27th Memorial Day