Parent University educates Combs parents on the social, emotional, and developmental needs of their student. It focuses on creating positive experiences and building emotional health so students are present, engaged, and learning when on campus. The focus on emotional health and the education of the whole child will lead to success as students reach for their full potential, contribute to the greater good of society, and lead meaningful lives.

Parent University is a creative and exciting way for parents to get involved with their child's social and emotional learning. Trained professionals provide parents with FREE materials, webinars and events to help them address issues that their students may be experiencing.

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About 988

988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress.

People can call or text 988 or chat for themselves or if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.

988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.

Free, Virtual Tutoring

24 hours a day. 7 days a week. 365 days a year.

PAPER is partnering with the JO Combs School District to provide unlimited access to trained tutors so every student can ask questions, work through problems, and grow their confidence. Access your help here.


The district has Second Step Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum at its elementary schools and all our elementary schools are beginning their implementation of Mindful Schools curriculum. Our secondary campuses are using Mindful Schools curriculum, Major Clarity curriculum, and implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) . Tiered supports for students showing mental health or social-emotional need along with risk assessment procedures are operational on all campuses. If you would like to learn more about the lesson scope and sequence regarding Second Step SEL , Mindful Schools Elementary or Mindful Schools Secondary , please visit the included links.

"If you don't like something change it. If you can't change it then change your attitude."

- Maya Angelou


#Forward is the J.O. Combs Unified School District's movement that is transforming the way Combs teaches its students. The goal is to ensure that students have the skills necessary to be successful in an ever-changing society. The District’s focus includes modern learning environments that leverage technology, ensuring students are prepared for collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and communication.

Career Planning Resources

Major Clarity: Parents, you are invited to log in with your student's Google JO Combs email address and password to see their progress in documenting their Education and Career Action Plan.

CHS CTE: Find out more about the on campus CTE programs available to your student.

EVIT: Find out more about the career training opportunities available to your student through our district's partnership with EVIT.

Our Goal for All Students

The J.O. Combs Unified School District collectively works to support our students in becoming successful adults. We know high school graduation is a jumping off point for the diverse and meaningful paths each student will explore. Our Portrait of a Graduate is common goal all district employees strive to cultivate each day.