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Morgan County is served by three public school systems: Decatur City, Hartselle City and Morgan County Schools. These systems meet the educational needs of area students and take pride in challenging them to excel in all they do. The area is also served by several private and parochial schools, giving families many choices for education. Local schools provide opportunities for all students to experience success and to be prepared for future education, the world of work, and achieving lifelong skills.

SchoolDecatur CityMorgan CountyHartselle City
High Schools 2 5 1
Middle/Junior High/Intermediate Schools 3 8 2
Elementary Schools 12 4 3
Alternative 3 1 N/A

Also in the Decatur-annexed portion of neighboring Limestone County is Calhoun Community College – the largest of 27 members in the Alabama Community College System. The college serves more than 11,300 students and offers 49 associate degree programs and 52 career/certificate programs.

The Alabama Center for the Arts is a collaborative effort between the City of Decatur, Morgan County, Calhoun Community College and Athens State University. The state-of-the-art teaching facility for visual media arts – more than 44,000 square feet – is located in the heart of downtown Decatur and serves as a venue for college art instruction, community education, cultural events, and also serves as a catalyst for the region’s creative community building and expression. Phase two of the Alabama Center for the Arts, a 45,000 square foot performing arts facility, will break ground in 2014.

For more information about education in the area, visit each system and college online:


The Partners-In-Education program links area businesses and industries with schools in Decatur, Hartselle and Morgan County to provide educational opportunities for the students and increase the awareness of area businesses and industries. Partnerships also heighten awareness of present and future job needs, help improve the education of future employees and customers, and increases understanding of the quality and needs of public school systems, whose health is vital to the community's economic well being. Below is a list of the Partners-In-Education for our three school districts.

Brewer High School  Eva Bank
Cotaco School Alabama Credit Union
Danville Neel Elementary School         Sparks Energy
Danville Middle School Nucor Steel Decatur, LLC
Danville High School Alabama Credit Union
Eva School Eva Bank
Falkville Elementary School Vulcan Materials Company in Falkville & Valley Rubber, LLC
Falkville High School Valley Rubber, LLC
Lacey's Spring School Rogers Group
Priceville Elmentary School Texas Roadhouse
Priceville Jr. High School JoeWheeler EMC & Traditions Bank
Priceville High School Traditions Bank
Sparkman School Nucor Steel Decatur, LLC
Union Hill School Rogers Group
West Morgan Elementary School Vulcan Materials in Trinity
West Morgan Middle School Nucor Steel Decatur, LLC
West Morgan High School                            Nucor Steel Decatur, LLC


Austin High School 3M
Austin Junior High School CB&S Bank
Austin Middle School Indorama Ventures
Austinville Elementary School First Baptist Church
Banks-Caddell Elementary School Progress Bank
Benjamin Davis Elementary School Milo's Hamburgers
Chestnut Grove Elementary School Milo's Hamburgers
Decatur High Developmental  Toray Composite Materials America, Inc.
Decatur High School Toray Composite Materials America, Inc.
Eastwood Elementary School Coca Cola Bottling Company
Frances Nungester Elementary School         First Bible Church & Eagle Consulting
Julian Harris Elementary School Milo's Hamburgers
Leon Sheffield Magnet School Renasant Bank
Decatur Middle School GE Appliances, a Haier company
Oak Park Elementary School Decatur Morgan Hospital
Walter Jackson Elementary School Peoples Bank of Alabama
West Decatur Elementary School Ascend Performance Materials
Woodmeade Elementary School Redstone Federal Credit Union
Career Academies of Decatur Turner Industries & Nucor Steel Decatur, LLC
Excel Center MeritHouse Realty
Decatur Heritage Christian Academy Cook's Pest Control, Temple Inc. & 3-GIS


HARTSELLE CITY SCHOOL                        PARTNER(S)
Barkley Bridge Elementary School         Sonoco Reels and Plugs
F.E. Burleson Elementary School Stonehedge Nursery
Hartselle Intermediate School Magnolia River
Hartselle Junior High School  Alabama Credit Union
Hartselle High School Cerro Wire & Sonoco Reels and Plugs




The Chamber thanks its Strategic Partners for their support.

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