Huntsville’s School Guide
Huntsville is located in Madison County, Alabama. It is central to northern Alabama and is the county seat for Madison County. The western part of Huntsville extends into neighboring Limestone County. As of 2012, Huntsville had a population of 183,739 residents according to city-data.
Huntsville is the fourth largest city in the state of Alabama and is home to several historical museums, parks, golf courses and annual festivals such as the Big Spring Jam and the Panoply Arts Festival. It is an excellent town for families because it features endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and fun. Many families are also interested in relocating to the Huntsville area because of the quality of the school district. The Huntsville City School District is known as one of the top school districts in the nation and offers standard curriculum along with a variety of magnet programs such as creative and performing arts, engineering, and the Law Academy.
Huntsville City Schools Info
Huntsville’s public school system is run by the educators and staff members of Huntsville City Schools. The majority of Huntsville area students in grades K-12 attend public schools within this school district.
There are over 70 total public schools in the system which includes 33 Pre-Kindergarten programs, 21 elementary schools, eight middle schools, seven high schools and three special education centers. There are two magnet elementary schools which focus on the fine arts, science and foreign language as well as three magnet middle schools, and two magnet high schools. There are also several private schools located in the Huntsville area.
Huntsville City Schools Mission Statement
It is the mission of the faculty and staff to ensure that all students graduate with the skills and knowledge that they need in order to contribute successfully to a global technological society. This is done through an educational process that includes highly effective instruction, individualized learning plans, safe and orderly learning environments, making sure each student has superior achievement on both academic and social levels, and by working closely with the community and family members.
Special Training for Technical Careers
The Huntsville Center for Technology allows students who would like to go into technical training after completing high school to get an early start on their career. This school provides lesson plans for high school level students that are planning on either entering the workforce or enrolling into a college or university and majoring in the technical field. There are also adult night classes offering courses required by local businesses and industries in the area.
The faculty and staff members who work for Huntsville City Schools work hard to provide an excellent learning environment for Huntsville area students. They strive to focus on the individual skills and knowledge of each student so that they can help each child find out their strongest academic areas. New families to the Huntsville area are encouraged by the school board to visit schools in the area and see for themselves what Huntsville City Schools have to offer.
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