Sylacauga City Schools is the cornerstone of a thriving community known as the “Marble City”. Our Board of Education is committed to excellence in everything we do including leadership, learning, and resources. The four schools in our system serve over 2,200 students in grades K-12. We also offer three Alabama’s First Class Pre-K classes which continue to receive glowing evaluations for their success.
Students in Sylacauga City Schools have many exciting learning opportunities available to them. Every student in grades 3-12 has a Chromebook issued to them as part of our Digital by Design technology initiative. Students in grade 6-12 can also choose from a robust offering of career and technical courses that focus on health science, computer science, engineering, business, family and consumer sciences, and manufacturing. High school students can take advanced placement and dual enrollment courses to get a jump start on college. New classrooms, labs, and media center at Sylacauga High School provide high-quality modern spaces for learning.
All students in grades K-5 participate in art, music, and STEM enrichment classes. Students in grades 6-12 can participate in choir, band, and theatre while enjoying our newly renovated performing arts center. We offer twelve different athletic sports that compete in newly renovated facilities. To learn more about the academic, art, and athletic opportunities, you can visit each school’s website at the top of this page.
The students in Sylacauga continue to have great success in preparation for life after high school. The Class of 2016 had a graduation rate of 93% with the vast majority of them receiving additional industry credentials, college credit, or military enlistment. To learn more about the accomplishments of our graduating class, you can click on the “Data Dashboard” heading at the top of this page.
The school system has a long history of great teachers and support for our students. Currently, we have 157 certified teachers providing quality instruction to our students. To support our students outside the classroom, we have increased the number of counselors in middle and high school while adding an intervention specialist in our district office. Each school offers healthy breakfast and lunch options for our students in newly renovated and modern cafeteria spaces. You can learn more about our school nutrition program by clicking on the link on the left side of this page.
Sylacauga has a tradition of strong partnerships with families and the community. We partner with local business, industry, and medical providers to extend learning opportunities for our students. The City of Sylacauga and its citizens provide strong financial support for education. The Sylacauga City Schools Foundation awards grants each year for classroom enhancements. To learn more about the Foundation, you can click on the “SCS Foundation” link at the top left of this page.