Phone: 205-379-4100


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Cari McClellan

My name is Mrs. McClellan. I grew up in Birmingham, AL and graduated from Prattville High School. I earned my bachelor's degree in early childhood and elementary education from UAB. I earned my masters and EdS in educational leadership from Samford University. I've got a wonderful husband and together we have 4 adult children, and 2 grandsons who are our pride and joy! This is my 27th year in education and 22nd year with Jefferson County. I've worked as a classroom aide, a bus driver, a preschool teacher, a middle school teacher, an assistant principal, and now as a principal at HIS.


  • Favorite Food: Anything from Gus' Hotdogs
  • Favorite Dessert: Street Bowlz fruit bowl
  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Favorite Sport: Alabama Football
  • Favorite Movie: Christmas Vacation
  • Favorite Quote: Whether you think you can or think you can't, you are right. Henry Ford
  • Favorite Hobby: Baking and spending time with my grandsons
  • Fun Fact: I am a Hatfield (Hatfield and McCoy feud)
  • Life Goal: To positively impact others.