Etowah County Schools provide a rigorous, relevant education in a safe, student-centered environment that produces college and career ready graduates who contribute responsibly in a global community.

Welcome to Etowah County Schools

Dr Alan Cosby

As the Superintendent, I invite you to explore our site to learn about the numerous opportunities and services we provide to over 8500 students learning and growing in Etowah County Schools. I encourage you to become involved in your child’s education - both inside and outside of the classroom. Your involvement will help your sons and daughters be more successful in all that they do.

Educators play a critical role of teaching knowledge and skills, but children’s attitudes toward school and their habits of studying, reading and learning, are largely developed at home. Our children need all of our support to reach their potential as great thinkers, innovators, and leaders. The commitment we make now will benefit our state and country as they become citizens of the world, competing, and collaborating in an ever-changing global environment.

There are many ways to be involved with your child’s education. This includes not only establishing routine homework habits, but also making time to get to know your child’s teachers, administrators, and other staff members at his or her school. Ask how you can become involved in your child’s educational experience.

We are dedicated to serving our students. Please join me in preparing our children to become successful citizens!

Sincerely,

Alan Cosby, Ed.D.

Superintendent

Recent News

Summer Professional Development
Summer Professional Development
04/18/2018
Teachers: Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the ECBOE Summer PD Fair.
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Two-year Academic Calendars Approved
04/16/2018
Our Board of Education approved the 2018-19 and 2019-20 Academic Year Calendars. View and download a copy here!
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Junior High Math Bee
Junior High Math Bee Winners
04/11/2018
Click "Read More" to view the list of Junior High Math Bee Winners
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Donna Holderfield, Elementary Teacher of the Year, Tanya Clark, John Jones Principal and Dr. Alan Cosby, Superintendent.
Donna Holderfield, teacher at John S. Jones Elementary School, was selected as Alabama State Board of Education District Eight Elementary Teacher of the Year
04/06/2018
Donna Holderfield, teacher at John S. Jones Elementary School, was selected as Alabama State Board of Education District Eight Elementary Teacher of the Year. Donna is one of the sixteen finalists for the 2018-2019 Alabama Teacher of the Year. Congratulations Donna Holderfield!
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Wendy Gibbs, Sardis High School Principal, Destiny Smith, Secondary Teacher of the Year, and Dr. Alan Cosby, Superintendent.
Etowah County Teacher Selected as Finalist for JSU Teacher Hall of Fame
04/06/2018
Destiny Smith, teacher at Sardis High School, was selected as one of five state-wide finalists in the Secondary category for the Jacksonville State University Teacher Hall of Fame. Congratulations Destiny!
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Financial Fitness
Our Students Continue to Excel!
04/05/2018
The Financial Fitness Team from one of our schools advances to summer tournament
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Thank you NEO!
The Etowah County Special Education Department would like to thank Dr. Butch Douthit, Chris Clark, and the Northeast Orthopedics Staff.
04/05/2018
The Etowah County Special Education Department would like to thank Dr. Butch Douthit and his staff at Northeast Orthopedics for administering Special Olympics physicals this year. NEO has gone above and beyond to provide for our special population of students. A very special thanks to Chris Clark for assisting in scheduling the physicals. Thank you so much, NEO!!
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Special Olympics torch lighting ceremony
Students participate in Special Olympics
04/05/2018
Students participate in Torch Lighting Ceremony during Special Olympics
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2017-2018 Creative Writing Winners
04/02/2018
Click "Read More" to view a list of winners.
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