About our High School Division: With 13 comprehensive high schools and two Career Technical Centers, our high schools serve more than 17,703 students. All high schools offer a full curriculum of core subjects and unique courses and electives. Credit can also be earned through students' participation in virtual high schools and ACCESS, the Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators and Students Statewide program. Comprehensive special services for special needs students and gifted students are available at every campus. English Language Learners are included in all classes and have additional support from ELL teachers. For more information, please visit the MCPSS website's Curriculum and Instruction webpage.
What We Offer: Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies are taught at all grade levels. A MCPSS Curriculum Guide or Manual is available to all teachers for each subject. You may get a Curriculum Guide by visiting our website: http://www.mcpss.com.
Career Technical Education classes are available in every school, with transportation to CTE Centers for specialty programs.
College credit can be earned by students enrolled in advanced placement classes and through dual enrollment classes.
MCPSS offers many extracurricular programs -- including first class athletics for boys and girls -- and superior fine arts programs in music, dance, drama and the visual arts.
Comprehensive special services are available for special needs students, including gifted students, on all campuses and transports students when necessary to school sites for exceptional education services not available on the zoned campus.
Initiatives: Several high schools have adapted theme programs and offer curriculum exceptional to their themes: · Allied Health -- Blount · Advanced Academies and Performing Arts -- Baker · Advanced Career Academy -- Citronelle · Banking and Finance -- Williamson · Coastal Studies -- Vigor · Engineering -- Davidson · International Baccalaureate -- Davidson and Murphy · International Studies -- Murphy · Pre-Law -- LeFlore · Pre-Medicine -- LeFlore
In addition, several high schools plan to offer the following themes in the near future: · Marine Science / Aquaculture -- Bryant · Horticulture and Plant Sciences -- Montgomery · Multi-Craft School and Millwright -- Rain · Informational Technology -- Satsuma · Academics and Career Center -- Theodore
Frequently Asked Questions: ► Are Mobile County Schools accredited? Yes. All 98 Mobile County Public Schools are accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
► What are the 3 types of diplomas offered? Parents and students have the option of an Alabama High School Diploma, and Alabama Occupational Diploma or an International Baccalaureate.
► What do I need for registration? You will need an original birth certificate and original Social Security card; immunization card; and 2 proofs address. Driver's license cannot be used as a proof of address.
► What is the Alabama High School Graduation Exam? The AHSGE is a state mandated test that ensures students achieve basic standards. To graduate, a student must pass Language Arts, Math, Reading, Social Studies and Science sections.
► If my child is transferring from an out-of-county school system, will a placement test be required? As long as the child is transferring from a Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accredited system, no placement test is required.
► What are CRTs? "CRTs" -- or Criterion Reference Tests -- are designed to test content standards in each core subject. CRTs are developed and administered to determine if the specific content was learned.
► Who do I call for - Attendance/School Zones -- 221-4256 Curriculum and Instruction -- 221-4141 English Language Learners -- 221-5189 Special Education -- 221-4220 Transportation --- 221-5260
MOBILE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM Dr. Roy Nichols, Jr. - Superintendent Mrs. Martha Peek - Deputy Superintendent Dr. Carolyn Lee Taylor - Assistant Superintendent Ms. Antoinette Worsham - High School Coordinator
DIVISION OF CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION OFFICE 1 Magnum Pass Mobile, AL 36617