Education

Educational opportunities are as plentiful as they are diverse. St. Clair County is home to two accredited public school systems, private schools, technical training and a community college.

Four-year institutions are a short commute, and four-year degrees can be earned right here at home through partnerships with St. Clair County’s community college.

Dual enrollment allows high school students to earn college credits before they graduate, and the iCADEMY enables high school students to earn certification in nursing, manufacturing and other fields at the same time they earn their high school diploma.

Benchmarks in Education

PELL CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM ACCOLADES

Elementary Schools
• Outdoor classrooms
• Art and Music Programs

Williams Intermediate
• Moodle Online Courses
• Field trips to Williamsburg and Washington DC

Junior High
• ACCESS (Online) courses available to 8th grade students
• National Award Winning Beta Club
• Regional Winning Scholars Bowl Team

Pell City High School
• Award Winning JROTC Program
• Award Winning FBLA and FFA Programs
• A+ College Ready Grant Recipient
• AP and Dual Enrollment Courses for Students
• iCademy for Manufacturing Technology and Nursing
• For the past three years, seniors have received an average of over $3 million in scholarship money

Systemwide
• Kuder Galaxy and Navigator Online Career Program for all students in K-12
• Students in grades K-12 participate in many service projects:

• The Love Pantry
• Head Start
• St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department
• The Children’s Place
• Christmas Shoebox Project
• Breast Cancer Awareness

• State of the Art Theater
• Indoor Training Facility for Football and Baseball
• Classrooms with Interactive Technology
• Two teachers recognized as Jacksonville Hall of Fame Finalists
• Baseball, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Fishing, Wrestling, Golf, Tennis, Archery, Cross Country, Track, Soccer
• All St. Clair County Schools are SAC’s accredited
• AMSTI Schools (Alabama Math and Science Initiative Schools) – Ashville Middle, Moody Elementary, Moody Middle, Moody High and Springville Middle
• ARI Schools (Alabama Reading Initiative Schools) All the elementary schools
• Twenty one National Board Certified Teachers
• During the 2011-2012 school year St. Clair County Education Foundation awarded grants totaling approximately $15,000 to our schools and staff to improve the quality of education in the St. Clair County Schools
• HP recognized St. Clair County Schools in their national publication as an technological innovative school system
• Championship athletic teams include; Ragland High School- 3 peat state softball champions, Ashville Middle School held the national title in archery for 4 years and finished as state champions this year; St. Clair County High held the state wrestling championship last year and a state finalist this year.
• Springville Elementary is home to the Alabama Association of School Nurses, LPN Nurse of the Year, Billie Bunt
• Eden Career Technical Center is recognized for graduating nationally competitive employees
• Currently there are 3 Jr. ROTC Character Education Partnerships and growing in our school district
• State Yearbook Editor Winner-Teacher Mary Morrow-St. Clair County High School
• Superior Rated Marching Bands
• State Beta Club Winners
• National Honor Societies throughout the county
• Four Federally funded-Office of School Readiness Pre-Kindergarten Classrooms-$400,000 grant money per year
• Thirty year successful Migrant Program
• Four 21st Century Grant Programs
• Safe Schools/Healthy Schools Grant totaling $1.5 million
• PLAY Grant-provided fitness facilities across the school system-$700,000
• St. Clair County is poised to implement a 2 to 1 initiative for laptops for students beginning during the 2012-2013 school year

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