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  • Social Studies Standards and Curriculum Development Presentation

    Review the June 8 presentation with links by clicking the headline or watch the presentation on our YouTube channel.

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  • Watch the School Board Meeting on our YouTube Channel at 6:00 PM

    Click the headline to view the school board meeting tonight at 6:00 PM or to watch previous meetings.

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  • Free summer meals for children

    Alexander County Schools will be providing meals for children 18 years old and younger at no cost to families. Daily meals include breakfast and lunch. Parents or guardians may pick up meals daily from 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday with meals for Friday through Sunday available at the Thursday distribution. Meal distribution locations in Alexander County are Alexander Central High School and East and West Alexander Middle Schools. The pre-order link will be available during the week of June 14. Click the headline to read more information.

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  • 2021-2022 Administrative assignments announced

    Welcome new administrators Dr. Denita Dowell-Reavis and Ashley Weber! Click the heading to read the full list of administrative assignments for 2021-2022.

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  • Spry to receive ACS Award of Honor in August

    Former principal and teacher Mr. Aaron Spry has been selected as the Alexander County Schools 2021 Award of Honor Recipient. A ceremony and reception to honor Mr. Spry will be held on August 29 at 3 p.m. in the Alexander Central Auditorium. Click the heading to read the full article.

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  • The Alexander County School System is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you have questions or concerns regarding the accessibility of the website or if you are unable to access a page or document on the website, you may contact the Communications Department via email at or by phone at 828-632-7001.

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AEC Mission, Vision, and Beliefs

  • Vision:

    To create a supportive learning environment in which every student graduates with a high school diploma and is college and career ready to further promote growth in our community.


    To create a student-centered, non-traditional learning environment that launches lifelong achievement.


    To achieve our Vision and Mission, we believe:  


    • Accepting, nurturing, and safe learning environment maximizes success.
    • Ownership and empowerment builds student capacity.
    • Collaborative and challenging instruction enhances engaged and authentic learning.
    • Multi-faceted support is necessary.
    • Professional collaboration is student-centered.
    • Family and stakeholder involvement matter.
    • Connection to extra-curricular activities sustains community history and tradition.


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