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The Mission of James S. Rickards High School is to produce graduates with skills and competencies to succeed on local, state, national, and international levels and who are responsible, self-supporting, and productive members of our society.

The Vision for Rickards High School is to provide students with a caring, supportive learning environment that allows them to reach their maximum potential through quality programs, instruction and experiences.

Principal's Message

The first 9-weeks ended on October 17th, 2014. Report cards were distributed to students on October 29th, 2014 during their 6th period class. If you have any questions or concerns about your child's grades, please contact our Guidance Department at 850-488-1783.

Douglas Cook, Principal


2014-2015 Hall of Fame
Special thanks to our Gold Partners, Florida State University Credit Union and Autowise Buying Services, for sponsoring our 2014-2015 Hall of Fame Luncheon.

Congratulations to our 2014-2015 James Rickards Hall of Fame Inductees: Dorothy Bradford, Ricky Bell, Jack Gaskins, Ernest "Rock" Jones, Alan Williams, and Christine Williams

2014 Best & Brightest Awards

2014 Fall Testing Schedule
December 1-12Algebra 1 , Biology , Geometry, US History EOC Retakes

Guide To Graduation
The high school graduation requirements for students entering 9th grade in 2014-2015 from Leon County Schools is now available. This guide and graduation requirements for all cohorts are available on our Guidance Resources page.
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