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.
As the Superintendent, I invite you to explore our site to learn about the numerous opportunities and services we provide to over 8200 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
First Class PreK Registration January 15-March 15
First Class Pre-K programs are accepting online pre-registration applications for the 2022-2023 school year beginning January 15, 2022 - March 15, 2022
(If you need assistance with accessing the online application, contact Denise Dasinger at The Learning Center or firstname.lastname@example.org)
APPLICATIONS COMPLETED BEFORE JANUARY 15TH WILL BE DELETED IN THE SYSTEM.
The NEW link for registration is: https://prek.alaceed.alabama.gov
January 6, 2022 Updated COVID Guidelines
Please click Updated COVID Announcement to view the latest COVID Guidelines.
The ECSF is now accepting student scholarship applications.
The Etowah County School Foundation is now accepting student scholarship applications. The ECSF will award a $500.00 scholarship to a high school senior from each of our six high schools. Attached you will find a scholarship checklist and application. Students should read the checklist and application carefully before applying. Scholarship applications must be submitted on or before Friday, April 8, 2022 to the address below.
Attention: Kim Reed
Etowah County Board of Education
3200 West Meighan Blvd.
Gadsden, AL 35904
Incomplete applications or applications submitted after Friday, April 8, 2022, will not be considered.
January is School Board Appreciation Month
January - Dates to Remember
- January is School Board Appreciation Month
- January 3, 2022 - Teachers Return - Professional Development Day
January 4, 2022 - Students Return - Second Semester Begins
January 15, 2022 - 1st Class PreK Registration Opens
- January 17, 2022 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No School
Parents: Sign Up for Schoology
*Parents will need to contact their child's school for Schoology access code.
Click How to Sign-Up for Schoology for instructions.
Make Paying School Fees Easy
Pay all school fees using My School Bucks. Contact your child's school for more information.
Free Breakfast and Lunch
Breakfast and Lunch is free for all students.
Each student can receive one breakfast meal and one lunch meal daily at NO COST to them. Additional items will be charged at a la carte prices.
Extended Day Program
Click MSB Activities to register your child for the Extend Day Program.
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Please Support Neighborhood Bridges
If you are looking for a way to help others in our community, please subscribe to Neighborhood Bridges. The ECBOE has partnered with this program to meet the needs of our students and their families. Businesses, churches, and individuals can participate. Please subscribe now because the needs will begin to increase and the community support is appreciated.
2021-2022 Alabama Teachers Credit Union Honor Roll Program
Visit ATCU.com for instructions on how to submit report cards.
The maximum payout for each term will not exceed ten ($10) dollars or twenty ($20) dollars per year.
Report cards must be received by January 31, 2022 (Fall Term) & June 30, 2022 (Spring Term).
Alabama Student Connect-We’re bridging the broadband gap in Alabama.
Need internet connection for your household?
The State of Alabama is launching a program that helps eligible students access the internet for free. Visit https://alstudentconnect.org/ or call 1-888-728-0422 (toll-free)
Register Online for the Extended Day Program