Providing for the Diverse Needs of All Learners

  • Welcome to Jefferson County Schools! We are the second-largest school district in Alabama serving over 36,000 students in 57 different schools located throughout Jefferson County. Our vision is to be characterized by the use of best practices resulting in effectively providing for the diverse needs of all learners. It is our mission to ensure rigorous learning for all through engaging, innovative instruction, responsible resource management, and meaningful community and family collaboration focused on student success. We strive to enlighten, engage, and empower!

District News

  • 2024-2025 Jefferson County International Baccalaureate Applications

    2024-2025 Jefferson County International Baccalaureate Applications

    The application window is now open.

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  • JEFCOED Journal - February 2, 2024

    JEFCOED Journal - February 2, 2024

    View the JEFCOED Journal for February 2, 2024

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  • NOTICE: DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS

    NOTICE: DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS

    According to the Alabama Administrative Code, 290-8-9-08 (2) (h), an education agency must retain a copy of education records for five (5) years after the termination of the special education program for which they were used. At the end of the five (5) years retention period, the education agency will provide written notice to parents to inform them that the special education records are no longer needed and will be destroyed. This serves as a notice that special education records for students who attended Jefferson County Schools and whose birthday is on or before December 31, 1997 will be destroyed after February 9, 2024. Parents or students may request the records by sending a written request to the Director of Exceptional Education at The Jefferson County Board of Education at the following address:
    Susan R. Wirt
    Director of Exceptional Education
    Jefferson County Board of Education
    2100 18th Street South
    Birmingham, AL 35209

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  • Clay-Chalkville High School Names New Head Football Coach with Championship Experience and Deep Community Ties

    Clay-Chalkville High School Names New Head Football Coach with Championship Experience and Deep Community Ties

    The Clay-Chalkville Cougars didn’t have to go far to find their next head football coach.  Assistant Coach Stuart Floyd was officially promoted to Head Coach during Thursday’s Jefferson County Schools’ Board of Education meeting.  

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Class of 2023

  • $107,368,741 Total Scholarship Money Earned
  • 3082 Total Scholarships Earned
  • 1032 Students Receiving At Least One Scholarship

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