Web Accessibility


Jackson County School Board is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

This website endeavors to comply with best practices and standards as defined by Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user-friendly for all people.

The majority of pages in our site are available in HTML format that can be deciphered by screen readers. Some documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF), which require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

·         To download this free program, visit the Adobe website.

·         To read PDF documents with a screen reader please link to the Access Adobe website which provides useful tools and resources.

Also, many popular browsers contain built-in accessibility tools, and there are other plug-ins that make websites more accessible.

·         Google Accessibility Products and Features

·         Internet Explorer Accessibility Information

·         Firefox Accessibility Information

 If you would like additional assistance or have accessibility concerns, please contact  [email protected] , or the MIS Department at 850-482-1200.  Please provide the URL address for the content you need assistance with.

This site includes the following accessibility features:

·         Skip to content

·         Alternative text detail for images (currently in progress for older images)

All site pages are being run through an accessibility validation product, currently WAVE from WebAIM, to monitor compliancy to WCAG guidelines. We will continue to test the site to make sure that all content on the site is accessible to all visitors.  We will also continue to work to improve the accessibility standards of our website.

Please note that some pages on the JCSB website contain links to third-party sites. JCSB is not responsible for the content, facts, opinions or accessibility of third-party sites.