Concord, AL is a community located in western Jefferson County. The population is approximately 1,800.
Concord School began in 1886. There have been multiple school buildings built since the original school was created. In 1954, a fire burned the brick building and we have been in our current building, since 1956. We are looking forward to moving into a brand new facility, in the Fall of 2012.
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.
As a Professional Learning Community, we have a collective commitment to the following:
- Ensure achievement for all students by offering a challenging curriculum along with career tech pathways.
- Utilize data to guide decision-making and continuous improvement.
- Establish collaborative teaming focused on teaching and learning.
- Support faculty, administrators, and staff through relevant professional learning opportunities.
- Value skills and expertise of all employees.
- Build and maintain effective communication with families and communities.
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.
- Student learning in the chief priority for the school.
- Students’ learning needs should be the primary focus of all decisions impacting the work of the school.
- Students should apply their knowledge in meaningful contexts.
- Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
- Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
- Continuous improvements are imperative to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.