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Clay County Board of Education
We are a rural school system serving approximately 2100 students with three schools. Ashland Elementary Main Campus (2-6) and grades K-1 are served at the primary school location on Alabama Highway 77. Lineville Elementary School serves grades K-6th, and is located on Main Street in Lineville. Our new facility – Central High School of Clay County serves grades 7-12. This facility has the latest technology infrastructure available, along with equipment for the 21st Century Classrooms. Central High is located at 1 Bob Riley Drive, directly off of Taylor Road in Lineville AL.
All Clay County School locations including the Central Office and Bus Shop are connected by 1 GB fiber network. Centralized software includes INOW for student management and parental access, transportation software Fleetrunner, Atriuum for library media management, SchoolCast for emergency staff and student notification.
Accelerated Reader, STAR Math, PLATO, Reading Coach and CLASSWORKS software packages are used for curriculum integration. All elementary classrooms are equipped with 21st Century Equipment to include items such as overhead projectors and screens, interactive boards or pads, digital document cameras, etc. Central High schools has ACCESS Distance Learning Labs installed, providing students with online classes, along with 3 additional computer labs. The modern new facility has wireless access through the campus buildings, along with wonderful athletic facilities for football, baseball, softball and a competition gym.
Clay County High School’s (CHSCC) graduation rate continues to rise. The graduation rate for the class of 2012 was 80.1 percent, 8.3 percent above the state average. The Clay County School System, along with every individual school, made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) by meeting or exceeding all federal and state No Child Left Behind standards. Visit the website of CHSCC for more information.
Clay County Board of Education
Gary Reynolds, Superintendent
62 Court Square, Ashland, AL 36251
OUR STUDENT LEADERSHIP. We cultivate the leadership abilities of our students through participation in American Christian Honor Society, Student Government, community service projects, and various Christian leadership retreats and camps.
OUR VISION. Clay County Christian Academy strives to be a lighthouse for students who have a desire to achieve a spiritual closeness with Jesus Christ as well as academic, social, and physical excellence.
OUR MISSION. Clay County Christian Academy desires to lovingly nurture life-long Christian servants through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; a biblical worldview and godly character through immersion in the King James Version of the Holy Bible; personal and professional excellence through an enriched academic program.
Clay County Christian Academy
David Haynes, Administrator
1085 School Road, Cragford, AL
OUR MISSION. FACS exists to be an extension of the Christian family in training and developing the whole student for committed service to our Lord Jesus Christ through quality academic instruction, imparting Biblical values and providing activities designed to foster personal growth.
First Assembly Christian School was birthed in the fall of 1997 after much prayer, fear and trembling, and research. The calling simply became stronger than the resistance and thus by faith the school ministry began.
The vision clearly given by the Spirit of the Lord was to facilitate a Christ centered, Bible based academic institution for Christian families who have committed to “training up their children in the way they should go”, according to scriptures.
Since our inception, God has blessed and expanded this ministry. First year enrollment totaled 45 students in grades K-5 through 8th, and eleven years and two buildings later our current enrollment is almost 200. Our objective then and now is to provide an affordable, academic excelllent alternative education based on the values and standards of the Word of God.
FACS is a member of the Association of Christian Teachers and Schools.
First Assembly Christian School
Administrator, Pastor Keith Jones
85621 Hwy 9 PO Box 697
Ashland, Alabama 36251
Post Secondary Schools
There are a number of post-secondary schools in Alabama in a 60-90 mile radius of Clay County offering a wide variety of degree opportunities for students wishing to continue their education after high school. For qualifications, admissions and programs, contact each school for more information.
- Alabama State University – Montgomery
- Amridge University – Montgomery
- Auburn University
- Auburn University at Montgomery
- Birmingham-Southern College
- Central Alabama Community College – Alexander City and Childersburg
- Chattahoochee Valley Community College – Phenix City, AL
- Faulkner University – Montgomery
- Gadsden State Community College
- Huntingdon College – Montgomery
- Jefferson State Community College – Birmingham
- Lawson State Community College – Birmingham
- Miles College – Birmingham
- Samford University – Birmingham
- Southeastern Bible College – Birmingham
- Southern Union State Community College – Wadley and Opelika
- Talladega College
- Trenholm State Technical College – Montgomery
- Tuskegee University
- Troy University Montgomery and Phenix City
- University of Alabama at Birmingham
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