Central School

"Home of the Jaguars"

6180 Central School Rd., Milton, Florida 32570  850-983-5640  Fax:  850-983-5645

Guidance Department

Elementary - Kim Corcoran
Middle/High - Jessica Swearingen

Welcome to the CS Guidance Department web page.  We hope you find this information helpful.  If you have questions about any information here, please call me at 983-5640.   

New Information FAFSA - Free application for Federal Student Aid Form

Central Curriculum Handbook

Advance Placement Classes available online through Florida Virtual School
PSC Articulation Agreement 2015-2016

Florida Choices

Parenting Resources
The Incredible Years - A program for parents of young children 18 months to 8 years of age.
Active Parenting of Teens - Are you a parent of a pre-teen or teen?
Parenting Referral Form - Community Drug and Alcohol Council, Inc.






Bright Futures Gold Seal Requirements

Bright Futures Brochure

College Readiness Brochure - Division of Florida Colleges

SAT Practice Test


Graduation Requirements  
Grading Scale 90-100 = A
80-89 = B
70-79 = C
60-69 = D
0-59 = F
Study Skills

Virginia Tech Study Skills Self Help
Study Guides and Strategies


Suntrust Scholarship - See Mrs. Swearingen for more information.  Two winners are chosen every two weeks from October 30, 2015 to May 13, 2016.    

Public Education and Citizenship Statewide Essay Program
All graduating seniors in the State of FL, who will be attending a state of Florida supported institution, can enter to win this scholarship. There will be TEN $1,000 scholarships awarded to students throughout the state of Florida who participate in this program.  *An essay of no less than 1000 words and no more than 1250 on the topic of “WHY EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT” and a completed scholarship application form can be mailed in by the deadline of  February 15, 2016.  Go to guidance for more info.  (10/9-2/15).

Great Value Colleges announces their First-Generation Student Scholarship for Florida-resident students who are the first within their immediate families either heading toward or already on the path to completing a 4-year college degree.
can print out the application from the link below, fill in the information and email it to
scholarships@greatvaluecolleges.net   https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2D5KGXWgPfULTlydU9EN3FLZGs/view?pli=1

Navy League Scholarship - Application pg 1; Application pg. 2

Ayo and Iken Children of Divorce Scholarship.  Eligibility and requirements can be found at:  http://www.myfloridalaw.com/children-of-divorce-scholarship-ayo-iken/

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program - Application can be found at www.buickachievers.com  Deadline February 29, 2016.

Herman D. Johnson Scholarship (EREC)-  Scholarship is worth $4000.
Packets available in Guidance.

Pensacola Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) 2016 Scholarship Program Deadline April 15, 2016

Hurlburt Field Chief's Group 2016 Scholarship  Application
Postmarked no later than March 31, 2016

Pensacola Pledge Scholarship - Brochure   Application
Students interested in PSC or UWF
Students interested in applying for the Pensacola Pledge Scholars program must meet the following requirements:

Resident of Escambia County or Santa Rosa County
    Graduate from an Escambia County or Santa Rosa County public high school the same year as college entrance
               First-Time-in-College designated student
Admitted to the University of West Florida or Pensacola State College by March 1
Submit a Pensacola Pledge Scholars application, two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay on “What does being a citizen of Northwest Florida mean to me” by April 1 to the appropriate institution. 

2016 Rotary Scholarship. The award is worth $500 and is for a Central High senior who plans to continue their education. Deadline to complete applications is Friday, April 22, 2016.  (1/21-4/22).

2016 Michele W. Hill Foundation Academic Achievement Community Service Scholarship 

Society of American Military Engineers 2016 Senior $1000 Scholarship Application - See guidance for application.

BBB Foundations 2016 Application - See guidance for more information.

Varsity Tutors Monthly College Scholarship Contest

The Florida Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Neva Mitchell-Mildred Leckrone and Shirley Richardson Blow ROTC Scholarship  Deadline April 15, 2016.

The Florida Society Colonial Dames XVII Century  Anne Massey General Scholarship  Deadline April 15, 2016.

The Florida Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Norma T. McGuire Native American Scholarship  Deadline April 15, 2016.

Scholarships from Trustmark Bank in guidance

Florida School Counselor Association 2016 Essay Competition
Deadline April 1, 2016.

Additional Scholarships - visit www.studentscholarships.org.

More Scholarship Opportunities


ACT Test Dates      
Register early at www.act.org
ACT Test Dates at Central School
September 12, 2015
October 24, 2015
December 12, 2015
February 6, 2016
April 9, 2016

Senior Information


Pensacola Junior College
University of West Florida
University of Florida
West Florida Research and Education Center (UFL)
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Okaloosa Walton Community College
Faulkner State Community College


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