Butler County School System Vision & Mission
Boldly Committed to Student Success
Our mission is to enable every student to graduate college- and career-ready and competitive in a global economy. We will accomplish this mission by providing a rigorous education in a safe, supportive environment that promotes self-discipline, motivation, and excellence.
The Butler County Commitment:
- An “Old School” approach to education which includes ensuring that students have their basic needs met, that buildings are safe and clean and that students are well-disciplined lead by staff who are committed.
- Teach K-6 students solid leadership skills at the elementary level as part of the elementary school culture (The Leader in Me program).
- All 7-12 students participate in at least one extracurricular activity each year without having to pay a fee as part of a graduation requirement. When kids connect to something positive on a regular basis, outstanding student performance outcomes will result.
- Teach to the standards for each of the required subjects (Alabama College And Career-Ready Standards - Courses of Study)
- Through a clearly articulated and locally aligned K-12 curriculum
- Supported by aligned resources, support, and professional development
- Monitored regularly through formative, interim/benchmark assessments to inform the effectiveness of the instruction and continued learning needs of individuals and groups of students.
- With a a goal that each student graduates from high school with the knowledge and skills to succeed in post-high school education and the workforce without the need for remediation as evidenced by multiple measures achieved through multiple pathways to meet the graduation requirements set for students in Alabama.
Equal Education Opportunity Statement
It is the policy of the Butler County Board of Education that no person will be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, disability, sex, religion, national origin / ethnic group, or age.
In accordance with the provisions of the regulations of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, provisions of the regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Butler County Board of Education has adopted a grievance procedure and appointed a responsible coordinator. The coordinator is Mrs. Tina Powell, Equity Coordinator. Mrs. Powell's office is at the Central Office, 211 School Highlands Road, Greenville, AL 36037; telephone 334-382-2665.
Students of all races are encouraged to participate in all extracurricular programs. Sponsors or coaches are available to answer question concerning the programs / activities.
Gifted Education (GE)
In the Butler County School System, gifted students may be found within any race, ethnicity, gender, economic class, or nationality. In addition, some students with disabilities may be found to be gifted. The Butler County Board of Education shall prohibit discrimination against any student on the above basis with respect to participation in the Gifted Education program.
Regular meetings of the Board of Education are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Central Office Boardroom located at 949 Oglesby Street in Greenville, Alabama. The meetings are open to the public. For more information contact the Board of Education at 334-382-2665.
Possession of a Gun
Warning: Possession of a gun in a school zone is a violation of federal law. A violation could result in a $5,000.00 fine and / or five (5) years in a federal prison. Federal Gun-Free School Zone Act of 1990.