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Building Communities For Student Success

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Butler County School System Vision & Mission


Our Motto

Building Communities For Student Success

Our Vision

The vision of the Butler County School System is to be a learning community where students are empowered to envision and create individual pathways to success.

Our Mission

The mission of the Butler County School System is to collaborate with all stakeholders to create a positive learning environment that supports the academic, social, and emotional well-being of each child.

Our Core Values 

We value...

The Whole Child: We make decisions based on the individual academic, social, and emotional needs of each student.
Relationships: We build relationships through collaboration with integrity, compassion, and respect.
Reflectiveness: We evaluate our efforts in relation to our mission as we strive for excellence.
Accountability: We model transparency in the decisions we make and are accountable for the actions we take.
Diversity: We appreciate the uniqueness of each individual and promote a positive and inclusive environment.
Safety: We promote a safe, healthy, and secure environment that enhances learning.

Our Beliefs

We believe that if we follow our mission, while focusing on our vision and living by our values, then students will be able to...

• Learn in a caring, safe, and secure environment
• Feel accepted and respected as unique individuals
• Model respect for themselves and others
• Be taught by effective and engaging teachers
• Engage in a well-rounded education, which includes academics, arts, and athletics
• Have equitable learning opportunities
• Become independent thinkers
• Communicate effectively in a variety of ways
• Engage with the community through service learning
• Become responsible and productive citizens
• Communicate with family members to support their academic progress
• Thrive in a diverse and complex global community
• Build trusting relationships
• Use critical thinking skills to make sound decisions
• Obtain access to services that support emotional health
• Secure profitable employment
• Interact and network with colleges and workforce
• Graduate college and career ready

Butler County Schools Strategic Plan 2021-2026

Butler County Schools Strategic Plan 2021-2026 (Español)

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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.

Equity Coordinator

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.

Extracurricular Programs

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.

Board Meetings

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.