The Jefferson County School System located in the greater metropolitan area of Birmingham is Alabama’s second largest school district. With 52 schools, 2,564 teachers, and 35,843 students, the system offers a multitude of academic, career technical, and extracurricular opportunities for students.
The vision of the Jefferson County School District is to be characterized by the use of best practices resulting in effectively providing for the
diverse needs of all learners.
The Jefferson County School District is committed to
teaching and learning for all.
The district has a collective commitment to:
1. To Prepare Students to be College and Career Ready
2. To Improve Organizational Effectiveness to Support Student Learning
3. To Support a Positive and Collaborative Learning Culture
Safe and Disciplined Schools: All schools provide a safe and orderly environment.
Quality Teachers: All classrooms have highly qualified, successful, and professionally fulfilled teachers.
Challenging Curricula: All students are held to high standards by meeting or exceeding proficiency.
Effective School Leaders: All Jefferson County leaders meet or exceed the state leadership standards.