Mayor Ronnie Marks

I believe the Athens City School System embraces the responsibility of providing our city with its future leaders. It is within our Athens City Schools that students learn the skills needed to continue their education, enter the workforce, and become productive citizens.




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Our mission is to be a progressive, high-quality school sytem that connects students and their families to a caring, traditional community.



Thank you for your interest in Athens City Schools. We are justifiably proud of our schools and our students. We are always seeking applicants committed to achieving far above average. We believe our students deserve the best possible learning environments. Consequently, we hold ourselves to very high standards. If you have questions or need additional information regarding the employment process, please call or e-mail Mrs. Rae Ann Aderholt between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at 256-233-6601.

Mrs. Aderholt's e-mail is

Applications are submitted online.


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In an effort to best serve our teachers, students, and parents, Athens City Schools will be partnering with Appleton Learning to help ensure that our school system can navigate the implications of the Affordable Care Act, especially when it comes to substitute teachers.  Please visit the Appleton website to begin filling out your paperwork.  Please direct all questions to or feel free to call 256-539-6363, extension 2008.  We will be working alongside Appleton, but you must direct any and all questions to them.



It is the policy of Athens City Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of sex, color, handicap, religion, creed, national origin, race, or age in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Federal Regulations.