Florence City Schools
|Florence City Schools|
|Grades||Pre-K – 12th|
|Superintendent||Janet S. Womack, PhD|
|Students and staff|
|Colors||Silver and Blue|
|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, 52 career/tech courses, 14 competitive sports with 61 teams, and education from the "cradle to career."
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.
Dr. Janet Womack became the superintendent in July 2010.
- Florence High School
- Florence Middle School
- Hibbett Middle School
- Forest Hills Elementary School
- Harlan Elementary School
- Weeden Elementary Schools
- 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: elected
2008: Ms. Vicky Kirkman (District 1), Mr. Bill Jordan (District 2), Mrs. MaLeah Chaney (District 3), Thomas F Wissert (District 4), Mrs. Laura Hardeman (District 5), Mr. Jim Fisher (District 6)
2012: Ms. Vicky Kirkman (District 1), Mr. Bill Jordan (District 2), Mr. Bill Griffin (District 3), Mr. Bill Gullett (District 4), Mrs. Laura Hardeman (District 5), Mr. Brad Dethero, appointed (District 6)
2016: Ms. Vicky Kirkman (District 1), Mr. Bill Jordan (District 2), Mr. Bill Griffin (District 3), Mr. Bill Gullett (District 4), Mrs. Laura Hardeman (District 5), Mrs. Britton Watson (District 6)
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