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Deborah Ray 

Contact Details


Phone: (850)941-6150

Principal's Message

Welcome Back, Pine Forest Eagles!
I am Mrs. Deborah Ray, proudly serving as the principal of Pine Forest High School. I believe strongly in providing equal opportunities for all students in a variety of academic settings. I’ve had the opportunity to assist with the district’s endeavor to enhance inclusive practices, increased participation in the Least Restrictive Environment
(LRE) and increased graduation rates for all students.

I taught special education for fourteen years. I have served
as an instructional leader in the position of an assistant principal for four years and served in a district role for seven years, as a Deputy Director of Exceptional Student Education. This new endeavor will allow me to provide assurances to endorse high expectations and instructional practices for all students, nurture their academic and
social-emotional needs, encourage parent participation, and promote an altruistic environment between school and all stakeholders.

I have worked exceptionally hard during my tenure as an instructional leader to build a positive rapport with school community stakeholders, instructional and support staff, district personnel, and administrators from all levels. I have embraced my calling as a Servant Leader and truly honored to serve in this new capacity to ensure all students reach the graduation milestone and are prepared to reach their full potential in future career aspirations.

We are encouraged that the 2021-2022 school year will encompass academic triumphs, invigorating celebrations, career and technical advancements, as well as an emphasis on talented students and staff.

Thank you for entrusting us with your most precious gems and we look forward to a year of Eagle pride and excellence!

Principal Ray