Athens City Schools

A community connected by education.

  • Summer School

    Athens City Schools Summer School registration is now open. Summer School is open to ACS students in grades 7-12. Choose from Credit Recovery Courses or Credit Advancement Courses. Full details, registration dates and tuition costs are available online. Find everything you need to know about ACS Summer School at www.acs-k12.org/summerschool

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  • Legacy Brick Project

    The Athens City Schools Foundation invites you to share in the legacy of ACS by donating a commemorative brick as part of the new AHS. The brick project is accepting brick orders through early spring 2018. Order your brick today! Click here to read and learn more.

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  • Bullying Resources

    Athens City Schools is comitted to providing a safe and secure learning environment for all of our students. Parents and students may report bullying to school administrators by using the ACS Bullying Complaint Form. Click here now for more information.

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  • Portrait of a Graduate

    What are the characteristics and skills graduates of Athens City Schools need to have to be successful in college, career, and life? This is the essential question that we sought to answer as a community connected by education. Learn more now!

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Upcoming Events

Announcements

  • Attention Parents/Guardians, Former Students, Eligible (Adult) Students: Special Education records which have been collected by the Athens City School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of Special Education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for a period of five years after Special Education services have ended for the student. Special Education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, completes his or her educational program at age 21, or moves from the district.

    This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Athens City School District's policy of destroying special education records upon the expiration of five years from the date the services end. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state and federal law unless the parent/guardian or adult student notifies the Athens City School District otherwise. After five years the records are no longer useful to the district, but they may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for Social Security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc.

    If you wish to maintain this information for your personal records and for any questions or more information, please contact the Special Education Department of the Athens City School District at 256-232-0212 before June 17, 2021.

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  • Summer HoursSummer Hours Athens City Schools summer office hours are Monday through Thursday from 7am-5pm beginning June 1 and ending July 30. The Board of Education phone number is 256-233-6600.

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  • Full Tummy ProjectFull Tummy Project Summer Meal Program 2021 We are pleased to partner with the Full Tummy Project for the Summer 2021 Food Distribution/Meal Program. Full Tummy will offer FREE meals for anyone 18 years old and younger for the month of June. We encourage everyone to participate in this opportunity! Click here for full details, dates, times and locations.

     

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  • Board of Education Seal
     
    Board of Education Special Called Board Meeting May 25 The Board of Education will have a special called board meeting on May 25 at 7:30 am in the central office board room. www.acs-k12.org/board
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  • New Student RegistrationNew Student Registration Welcome to Athens City Schools! We are excited to have your family with us! New Student Registration (Enrollment) is a process for students and families who are completely new to Athens City Schools. This is the correct pathway to register (enroll) if you have moved into the Athens City School district mid-year or if you are a student entering grades 1-12 at the beginning of a new school year. Click here for new student registration.

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  • Kindergarten Registration Kindergarten Registration Kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year is NOW OPEN! The deadline for the kindergarten academy lottery for out-of-zone placement is April 30. Computers, assistance, and assistance in Spanish are available at the ACS Central Office Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Click here now: www.acs-k12.org/kindergarten

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  • Storm Shelter at AHS Storm Shelter at AHS The AHS Storm Shelter will be open to the public when students are not in school and when a tornado watch is issued for Limestone County. Please see all the shelter rules at www.acs-k12.org/shelter

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  • COVID Resources Coping with COVID: Mental Wellness Resources We understand parents and students may be feeling stressed or anxious about the COVID-19 pandemic. Alabama Apart Together has compiled a list of tips for managing stress during the pandemic. Click here to learn more now.

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  • calendar School Year Academic Calendars Find the Board of Education's annual School Calendars for the district. Click here to see the calendars now.

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  • Beth Patton Beth Patton Named Superintendent of Schools Beth Patton was named Superintendent of Schools at the December 8, 2020 Board of Education meeting. An Athens native and graduate of Athens High School, Beth Patton has been part of the Athens City Schools team as an educator since 1991. She was a first, fourth and Title I teacher for many years before furthering her service as an administrator at the Board of Education central office. Click here to learn more.

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