Cottondale High School

Together we learn. Forever we succeed.

Cottondale High School is committed to providing a safe and challenging environment through a cooperative effort of school and community.  This is conducive to the development of life-long learners who are capable of living productive lives in our ever-changing, complex world.



 Just Take Twenty(JT20) is a Florida initiative to improve student achievement in reading and literacy by recognizing that literacy begins at home! JT20 gives parents an awareness of their essential role as well as knowledge and skill to deliver daily activities that promote literacy. JT20 provides a knowledge base of age-appropriate activities and habits that will ensure highly skilled readers, motivated to read and write in school, workplace and life. Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12.


Celebrate Literacy Week is January 22nd-26th click here for details.  As a part of Just Take 20 and Literacy Week, Literacy tips for parents, and the schedule for literacy week were sent home with student report cards on January 12th.  


The Department of Education has issued a memorandum regarding the Florida Prepaid College Plans Open Enrollment. Click here to read the memorandum.

Announcement for Seniors and their Parents:

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Pell Grant) is now open and seniors need to complete the application as soon as possible by visiting https://fafsa.ed.gov/.  Students and parents may access step by step instructions at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/2018-19-completing-fafsa.pdf


 Attention: 10th, 11th and 12th grade students interested in Veterinary Medicine-   The University of Georgia will be holding a VetCamp June 17th-June 23rd. Completed application packets must have been received at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine Office for Academic Affairs by Friday, January 26, 2018, for a student to be considered for VetCAMP. There is a cost for attending the camp. For application and more details click here.


Free Financial Aid Webinars and Individual Counseling for Students and Families! The FDOE Office of Student Financial Assistance provides a financial aid overview in a webinar setting for students and their families with time for Q&A to address any of their specific issues pertaining to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA). Families may request to schedule a webinar or individual financial aid counseling via this email:  NyFF-Info@fldoe.org


 Parents, students, and stakeholders: Click here for a copy of the Department of Economic Opportunity’s economic security report of employment and earning outcomes. 

Parent Focus: Parents please go to the school board web site:   http://www.jcsb.org   , click on the link for FOCUS (parent Login) or FOCUS Parent Portal.   From this link you will be able to access focus using your existing login and password. You do need to use your full e-mail address along with the password to log in.



 Parents and Teachers: Helpful FSA resources and new Florida Students Achieve Website


Parents: Do you have questions about the Florida Standards? Click to go to the Florida Dept of Education website to learn more!!


Please join us for FloridaShines’ Virtual College Week April 4-6, 2017. The FREE three-day event will provide school counselors, students and parents with information about college admissions, financial aid, career planning and much more. The event speakers are experts from Florida’s colleges and universities, and they are ready to share their knowledge. Visit VirtualCollegeWeek.org for more information. 


The CHS FFA has it's own web page!!! Click here


Cottondale High School Parent Involvement Plan 


Parents and Stakeholders: To view the 2013-2014 School Public Accountability Reports for Jackson County Schools click the link below:



Selective Service Registration: It is the LAW that men ages 18-25 must register for selective service.  Go to www.sss.gov to register.


 Information for Student Athletes Regarding Physicals



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