Oxford School District
Special Education

The Department of Special Education

The Oxford School District is committed to providing a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) to students with disabilities, ages 3-21. In order to meet the unique educational needs of these students, a wide range of placement and programming options are utilized throughout the district.

To be eligible for special education services, a student must meet the eligibility criteria specified in the Mississippi State Policies Regarding Children with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 (State Board Policy 74.19) View More Info and be in need of specialized instruction and/or related services. The thirteen disability categories include:

  • Autism
  • Deaf-Blind
  • Developmental Delay
  • Emotional Disability
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Language/Speech Impairment
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Multiple Disability
  • Orthopedic Impairment
  • Other Health Impairment
  • Specific Learning disability
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Visual Impairment

For further information please contact:

Annette Varner
Director of Special Education
409 Washington Avenue
Oxford, MS 38655
Tel: 662-234-3541
Fax: 662-236-2882
Email: asvarner@oxfordsd.org

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended)

This civil rights legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in schools and other entities receiving Federal monetary assistance. In compliance with this legislation, the Oxford School District does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities.

Last Modified on September 21, 2016
The mission of the Oxford School District is to challenge every student to reach his or her maximum potential, thereby
developing highly educated, responsible, college or career ready citizens who will take an active role in society.