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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 5 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.  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

This Week's Events

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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

July 8th – July 11th  Registration (8:00-11:00 & 12:00-3:00)

August 12th  Meet & Greet 5:30-6:30

August 13th First Day of School for Students

August  French Immersion Parent Night

August  Kindergarten students Parent Night

September 2nd - Off Labor Day

September  Spirit Shirt Orders Due

September  First Grade Parent Night

September  Second Grade Parent Night

Week of September 9th-13th Book Fair and Grandparents week

October 14th No School for students – Parish Staff Development

October 18th  Noon dismissal MHS Homecoming

November 11th No School due to Veteran’s Day 

November 25th-29th Thanksgiving Holiday

December 20th Dismiss at noon for Christmas Break

December 23rd-January 3rd Christmas Holiday (Students return Jan. 7th)

January 6th Parent/Teacher Conferences 12:00pm-6:00pm

January 20th MLK Day – No School

January 21st Parish Staff Development – No School for Students

February 17th President’s Day – No School

February  French Night at 5:30

February 21st Mardi Gras Parade at 9:00 (Noon Dismissal)

February 24th-26th Mardi Gras Break

April 10th-17th Easter Break (Good Friday and following week)

April 22nd Secretary’s Day

May 1st Principal’s Day

May 4th-8th Teacher Appreciation Week

May 25th Memorial Day

May 28th Last Day of School for Students