Florence City Schools

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Florence City Schools
Type and location
Grades Pre-K12th
Country United States
Location Florence, Alabama
District information
Superintendent Janet S. Womack, PhD[1]
Students and staff
Students 4188[2]
Teachers 235[2]
District Mascot Falcons
Colors Silver and Blue
Other information
Website Florence City Schools

Florence City Schools is the public school district of the city of Florence, Alabama. As of the 2004–2005 school year it has some 4,188 students and 235 full-time teachers. Florence City Schools offers 14 Advanced Placement courses courses, 52 career/tech courses, 14 competitive sports with 61 teams, and education from the "cradle to career."[2]

According to 2012 U.S. News Best High Schools, Florence City Schools was ranked #17 out of a total of 370 high schools in the state of Alabama placing them in the top 5% of Alabama schools.[3]

Dr. Janet Womack became the superintendent in July 2010.

Secondary schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Grades 10–12[edit]

  • Florence High School

Grade 9[edit]

  • Florence Freshman Center

Middle schools[edit]

Grades 7–8[edit]

  • Florence Middle School

Grades 5–6[edit]

  • Hibbett Middle School

Primary schools[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Forest Hill Elementary School
  • Harlan Elementary School
  • Weeden Elementary Schools

Preschools[edit]

  • Handy HeadStart. (The Handy Headstart program was officially removed as a part of the Florence City School System in October 2013 as part of the federal government shutdown and a lacking of federal funding. The program continues to operate, however.)

Board of Education as of 2012[edit]

Ms. Vicky Kirkman, Mr. Thomas F Wissert, Mrs. Laura Hardeman, Mr. Jim Fisher - Vice President, Mr. Bill Jordan - President, Mrs. MaLeah Chaney

Board as of 2013 Mr. Bill Jordan, President (District 2) Ms. Vickie Kirkman, Vice President (District 1) Mr. Bill Griffin (District 3) Mr. Bill Gullett (District 4) Mrs. Laura Hardeman (District 5) Mr. Brad Dethero (District 6)

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