Mr. Leslie Folsom

Assistant Principal:

  Mrs. Jeanne Dixon

Academic Coach:

  Dr. Jessica Russell

Cook Primary School is a Title 1 School housing Pre-K, Kindergarten, First, and Second grades.  The faculty and staff satisfy the highly qualified requirements.

Our school is located within the Adel city limits in an urban area. Principal, Mr. Leslie Folsom, and Assistant Principal, Mrs. Jeanne Dixon, lead the school. Cook Primary employs 54 faculty and 17 staff and approximately 759 students.

Programs offered at our school include scheduled instruction in computers, physical education and music. Special instruction classes are also available for struggling students, and our guidance counselor provides Skills for Kids and Good Touch Bad Touch classes.

Mission Statement

Cook County Schools will provide an exemplary education to all students in a safe and positive environment.

Vision Statement

To stimulate learning and creativity that will prepare our students for success and lifelong learning.

Our Beliefs

Student learning will be the highest priority.

  • Student effort will be recognized and rewarded.
  • Students will be provided a safe and secure environment.
  • Students will be held responsible for their behavior choices in order to develop the skills necessary to become productive citizens.
  • Students will be provided with the opportunity to develop intellectually, physically, emotionally, and socially.
  • The entire school community - teachers, students,  parents, administrators, and community members - will share the responsibility for teaching and learning.

Registration Requirements

  • A new student MUST be registered by his/her primary custodial parent (in cases of divorce) or legal guardian.  A Power of Attorney is not acceptable.  You MUST provide legal documentation. 
  • Birth Certificate (must be a certified copy)
  • Social Security Card
  • Immunization Form 3231
  • Ear, Eye, Dental, and Nutrition Form 3300
  • Proof of Residence (Current water bill, light bill, or lease agreement)
  • Address Verification Form (if the Proof of Residence is NOT in you and your spouse's name, a notarized Letter for Proof of Residence must be completed by the parent and owner or lessee.)
  • Special Education Records (IEP, SST, 504, Gifted)
  • Previous school's withdrawal form or Final Report Card to verify grade placement