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K - 12 Education

Click the tabs below to learn more about the school systems in Coosa and Tallapoosa counties:

Alexander City Public School System

Website: www.alex.k12.al.us

Awards/Honors

  • District - Wide Accreditation through AdvancED Oranization.
  • Extensive Career Tech Offerings and Partnerships.
  • 21st Century Classrooms K-12.
  • Comprehensive K-12 Fine Arts Program.
  • 1:1 Technology Initiative K-12.
  • Wildcat Community Service Challenge - Grades 7-12.
  • AP and Dual Enrollment Courses: 200+ Students Enrolled.
  • CLAS Banner Schools.
  • Leader in Me Program.
  • Award-Winning STEM/Robotics Program.
  • Championship-Caliber Athletic Programs.
  • Quest Math and Science Enrichment Programs.
  • Extensive After-School Programs.
  • Established Pre-K Program.
  • Strong Focus on College and Career Readiness: Bridge Program.

Student Statistics

Average Daily Membership: 3,084
Graduation Rate: 87%
Scholarships: 3.8 million
Student Attendance: 95.01%
% of High School Students Enrolled in Career/Tech Classes: 46.9%

Source: 2014-15 Alexander City School's Annual Report

Teacher Qualifications

# of TeachersSix Year (Class AA)
through Doctorate
Master's Degree
(Class A)
Bachelor's Degree
(Class B)
239 10.4% 52.3% 37.2%

Source: 2014-15 Alexander City School's Annual Report

Schools

  • Jim Pearson Elementary School
  • Nathanial H. Stephens Elementary School
  • William L. Radney Elementary School
  • Alexander City Middle School
  • Benjamin Russell High School

Tallapoosa County Public School System

Website: www.tallapoosak12.org

Awards/Honors

  • 13 Advanced Placement courses to challenge the students. 
  • District-Wide Accreditation through AdvancED Organization
  • Implementing the "Leader in Me" process district-wide.
  • 9th grade Academy at Dadeville High School.
  • Established Pre-K Programs at Dadeville and Reeltown Schools.
  • Virtual School Program starting fall 2016.
  • Edward Bell Career Technical Center offers
    • Health Science
    • Business Management
    • Industrial Electronics & Automation
    • Law Enforcement
    • Welding.

Student Statistics

Average Daily Membership: 3,038.1
% of High School Students Enrolled in Career/Tech Classes: 65.1%
% of Positive Placement in Career/Tech: 95.8%

Source: 2008-2009 Profile Report from the Alabama Department of Education

Teacher Qualifications

# of TeachersSix Year (Class AA)
through Doctorate
Master's Degree
(Class A)
Bachelor's Degree
(Class B)
195 5.5% 45.7% 44.1%

Source: 2008-2009 Profile Report from the Alabama Department of Education

Schools

  • Dadeville Elementary School
  • Dadeville High School
  • Horseshoe Bend High School
  • Reeltown High School
  • Tallapoosa County Alternative School

Coosa County Public School System

Website: http://coosaschools.k12.al.us/

Student Statistics

Average Daily Membership: 1,331.9
% of High School Students Enrolled in Career/Tech Classes: 46.8%
% of Positive Placement in Career/Tech: 85.9%

Source: 2008-2009 Profile Report from the Alabama Department of Education

Teacher Qualifications

# of TeachersSix Year (Class AA)
through Doctorate
Master's Degree
(Class A)
Bachelor's Degree
(Class B)
83 9.3% 40.7% 47.2%

Source: 2008-2009 Profile Report from the Alabama Department of Education

Schools

  • Central Elementary School
  • Central Middle School
  • Central High School
  • Coosa County Science and Technology School