Parent Resources

Your little one is growing up and you want to provide the best future possible.  Here are some resources to help you along.

If your student is a first generation college bound student or your family meets financial need, the student may qualify for a summer math and science program through University of Tennessee.  See Mrs. Roach for application information.

Questions about Dual Enrollment contact Mrs. Roach.

Have questions about early graduation contact Mrs. Renae Byrd in the Counseling office 397-7382.

Resources for parents:  
Guiding the Way to Higher Education: Families, Counselors and Communities Together 

College Results Online  All students who go to college do not get a college degree.  Compare college graduation rates.

*CollegePrep-101: Comprehensive College Planning Checklists*

Check out the CollegePrep-101 website by clicking here. On this site, you can view checklists by grade level to use throughout high school for college preparation. It is important for families to prepare for the years ahead and to have a plan for how you are going to get where you want to be!


As your student is growing up you don't have to stop being involved!  There are plenty of ways to volunteer at JCHS.  Contact JCHS for opportunities for more time with your not-so-little one! (865) 397-3182.

Is your student struggling with grades?  Encourage your student to visit this study skills site for assistance.  Study skills and also  UT Student Success Center Site


Credit Recovery

JCHS offers credit recovery for certain courses Monday-Thursday, 3:30-5:00.  Click HERE to print the credit recovery enrollment form.


Academic Cafe

JCHS also offers tutoring before and after school. Students can stay any day Monday-Thursday 3:30-5:30 in the respective classrooms for any subject.


Certified teachers are available after school in each subject as follows:

Monday - Science (Wilmoth)

Tuesday - Social Studies (Pulliam)

Wednesday - Math (Franklin)

Thursday - English (Bowen)


Paying for postsecondary education is a big concern for parents.  Here are a few resources for planning:

NASFAA-National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators offers resource information and a great PowerPoint explanation of the FAFSA.  

TN BEST- Tennessee's College Savings Plan website. 

Project on Student Debt Make the best economic choices for paying for college.  Find information on college debt and student loans.
Parents Get Charged-presentation presented at the national financial aid conference on financial literacy.  
Assist your student with success in school and career planning--here are a few sites to help you:

America's Career Resource Network-success in school and beyond.

ACT Parent Information-educational planning from ACT test makers.

Adventures in Education-resources for families of college-bound students.

US Dept of Education-provides resource information on federal legislation and various publications to help you and your child be successful in school.

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