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Enroll in ACS

Welcome to Athens City Schools! We are so excited to have your family with us!

There are several ways to enroll in Athens City Schools. Please be sure you choose the correct pathway for your student to make your enrollment experience quick and easy! Select one of the following pathways below:

Kindergarten Registration

This enrollment pathway is for new Kindergarten students. Kindergarten registration opens in the spring each year. Click below to learn more about enrolling your Kindergarten student in Athens City Schools!

Kindergarten Enrollment

New Student Enrollment

This pathway is for completely new students to the district entering grades 1st-12th.  All new students to the district may enroll at any time during the year. New Student Enrollment is not for Kindergarten students (please see Kindergarten registration). Click below to learn more about enrolling your new student in Athens City Schools! 


Pre-K Enrollment

Preparing children for success begins early. Athens City Schools is proud to offer two Pre-K programs: Alabama First Class Pre-K Program and Eagles Nest Inclusion Pre-K. Each program has its own unique admission requirements, application, tuition, and selection process. Click below to learn more about enrolling your student in Pre-K. 

Pre-K Enrollment

Returning Student Registration (Re-Enrollment)

This enrollment pathway is for current students in the district.  Student re-enrollment is typically conducted each spring before the end of the school year. Click below to learn more about re-enrolling you current student in Athens City Schools! 

Returning Student/Re-Enrollment

Non-Resident Student Admission

Athens City Schools Board of Education may allow students residing outside the system to attend Athens City Schools on a case-by-case basis. Click below to learn more about Non-Resident Student Admission.

Non-Resident Admission

Online and Blended Learning Pathways

If you are interested in an online learning experience for students in 4th - 12th grade, visit RenV to register for the 2024-2025 school year.

Renaissance Virtual School

If you are interested in a blended learning experience for students in K-12th grade, visit Athens Renaissance School to register for the 2024-2025 school year.  

Athens Renaissance School



Athens City Schools Board of Education
455 US Hwy. 31 N.
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-6600

Hours of Operation  Office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. Summer hours (June/July) are Monday - Thursday from 7:30 - 4:30 pm. No appointment is necessary. To help us serve you best, please bring all required documents with you at the time of registration (enrollment).

Is your address zoned for Athens City School District? Call (256) 233-6600

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ACS Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the Athens City Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, or marital status in the education programs, activities or employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been appointed to coordinate compliance efforts: Title IX/Section 504/ADA – Mrs. Dimika Cummings 256.233.6600 or .