City Schools

Scottsboro High School

Scottsboro High School

25053 John T. Reid Parkway
Scottsboro, AL 35768

Phone: 1.256.218.2000
Fax: 1.256.218.2090
Scottsboro High School Website

Scottsboro Jr. High

Scottsboro Jr. High

1601 Jefferson Drive
Scottsboro, AL 35768

Phone: 1.256.218.2300
Fax: 1.256.218.2390
Scottsboro Jr. High Website

Collins Elementary

Collins Elementary

102 Legion Drive
Scottsboro, AL 35768

Phone : 1.256.218.2700
Fax : 1.256.218.2790
Collins Elementary Website

Brownwood Elementary

Brownwood

305 Bingham Street
Scottsboro, AL 35768

Phone : 1.256.218.2400
Fax : 1.256.218.2490
Brownwood Elementary Website

Caldwell Elementary

Caldwell Elementary

905 South Market Street
Scottsboro, AL 35768

Phone : 1.256.218.2500
Fax : 1.256.218.2590
Caldwell Elementary Website

Nelson Elementary

Nelson

202 Ida Moody
Scottsboro, AL 35769

Phone : 1.256.218.2600
Fax : 1.256.218.2690
Nelson Elementary Website

Scottsboro City Schools

Students in Scottsboro are served by the Scottsboro City School System. The Scottsboro School System is governed by an appointed superintendent and a five member elected board.

The Scottsboro School System consists of and administrative building (formerly Page Elementary) and six schools: four elementary, one junior high, and a high school. Brownwood Elementary, located on Bingham Street serves students in grades kindergarten through fourth grade living on the eastern most side of town. Caldwell Elementary located on Market Street, serves kindergarten through fourth graders living in the mid town area and Nelson Elementary, located on Ida Moody Road serves kindergarten through fourth graders that live in the western portion of town.

Collins Elementary, formerly the Scottsboro High School, located on Legion Drive, now serves fifth and sixth graders in the system. Scottsboro Junior High School, located on Jefferson Drive, serves seventh and eighth graders and the Scottsboro High School on John T. Reid Parkway serves students in grades nine through twelve.

In the past eight years, Scottsboro School System has aggressively renovated its schools. Brownwood, Nelson and Collins Elementary Schools all received major renovations. A new high school and Caldwell Elementary School were constructed. Both schools are considered state-of-the art facilities and are often used to attract industry and residents to the area.  A new track was built at Trammell Stadium, bathrooms and press boxes were also renovated. Baseball and softball fields were constructed at the Scottsboro High School. New heat and air conditioning systems were placed in existing gyms and the auditorium at Collins Elementary was completely renovated.

The School System serves an average of 2,750 students each year. Teacher - pupil ratio for kindergarten through third grade is 15, for fourth through sixth grade is 22, for seventh through eighth grade is 25, and the average for the high school is in the mid 20’s depending on the classes chosen by students. The majority of teachers in the Scottsboro School System have a Masters Degree or higher.

The School System owns and operates 35 school buses that service students from city limits to city limits. The transportation department’s modern bus fleet is recognized state wide and has had no deficiencies during State inspections.

Standardized test scores are consistently higher than state average. All Scottsboro schools exceed state average in reading and math. Enrichment programs are offered throughout the schools system, some are provided through community support. Examples of The Arts in the school system include violin lessons provided by the Hunstville Symphony to all third grade students. Music and art are taught in all schools. Fourth and fifth grade field trips to the Nutcracker and Panoply Arts Festival re-enforce enthusiasm and love for the Arts. Drama and stage design, art, band, choir are all offered at the high school level.

Collins and Caldwell Elementary Schools are AMSTI (Alabama Math and Science Technology Initiative) and HASP (Hands on Activity Science Program) schools. All elementary schools participate in the Alabama Reading Initiative. Collins’ Outdoor Classroom encourages the knowledge of science.

Each classroom throughout the school system is furnished with computers and internet access. Schools also have computer labs where students are taught computer fundamentals. A computer essentials program at the junior high level offers students passing a test at the end of the program to skip the first year of computer skills in high school. More extensive computer classes are taught at the higher grade levels.

Scottsboro High School offers a variety of classes for students whether the student excels in academics or prefers a technical career. Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, students may work toward a Career Technical Diploma, an Advanced Diploma or an Alabama Occupational Diploma. The State of Alabama requires students to have 24 credits to graduate high school. Scottsboro High School operates on the block system with four classes daily. The Scottsboro School system requires a minimum of 28 credits for graduation and 30 credits for an Advanced Diploma. Dual enrollment is also offered at the high school. Students may take classes that will earn college credit.

Classes in ten advanced subjects are offered at the Scottsboro High School. Students receive training in the college level course. Once a student passes the course, he or she may skip that course at the entry level of college.

The Scottsboro School System partners with Northeast Alabama Community College for its Dual enrollment. It also partners with the Jackson County Board of Education to allow technical career minded students the opportunity to attend Earnest Pruett Center of Technology. The system partners with the IMPACT Learning Center to for distance learning and video teleconferencing.

Along with the many academic, language, arts, and enrichment programs offered throughout the School System, Scottsboro has a wide range of extracurricular activities to assist students in becoming more rounded individuals. Some of the activities are community oriented and sponsored by local civic groups while others are more student interests oriented and sponsored by teachers.

Athletic programs offered in the Scottsboro School System are numerous. Boys and girls basketball is offered from 7th through 12 grades; baseball, football, and wrestling are offered for boys 7th through 12th; softball, volleyball, and cheerleading is offered to girls 7th through 12th grade; golf is offered for both boys and girls in 9th through 12th grades. The outdoor track, indoor track and cross country teams for girls and boys 7th through 12thgrades have provided many state championships throughout the years as has the competition swim team and tennis team. With the exception of soccer, the School System offers all sports sanctioned by the Alabama High School Athletic Association.

The award winning Scottsboro Band is known throughout the state for its excellence in competition and marching. Band is offered to students beginning in the sixth grade. The high school offers a concert band, symphonic band, percussion group and brass group.

Each year graduating students of Scottsboro High School receive more than $1 million awarded in scholarships.

The Scottsboro School System strives to meet the needs of all students, academically and socially. Students are awarded the opportunity to express their voices in student government, their physical agility in athletics, their creativity in the arts, their knowledge in academics, and their understanding in cultural diversity.

 
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