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Blount County Schools

Press Release

February 1, 2018

Alabama State Report Card Released for 2017


Blount County-The Alabama Department of Education released the Alabama State Report Card today, containing a letter grade for schools and school systems across the state.  All schools received a report card with students in grades 3-12. 

Blount County Schools received a letter grade of a “B”.  This reflects several different indicators including academic achievement, academic growth, chronic absenteeism, as well as graduation rates and college and career readiness (for high schools). 

I want to thank our entire team of administrators, faculty, and staff for their tremendous effort in the areas of student achievement and academic growth.  This report card is based on the ACT Aspire test which is one of the most rigorous achievement tests in the country and our students have shown significant improvement and growth in reading and math each of the past 4 years.  Our graduation rate for all schools is at 92% which is an all-time high for our school district. 

 The goal of any type of report card is to let our parents know how the school and district are performing, but the quality of our schools cannot simply be measured by a letter grade based on one test a year ago!  I am proud of the commitment to continuous improvement and quality that is displayed in our schools every day!  Our schools are safe, clean, nurturing learning environments structured for the success of all students.  I am proud of the opportunities our students are given to excel and succeed in leadership organizations, music and band, athletics, clubs, and competitions in career tech.  Based on our growth in college and career ready indicators, our students are more prepared to enter college or the workforce than ever before!

We encourage parents and others to explore the new Alabama State Report Card, which provides multi-year, detailed information about our schools and allows you to compare our schools to others throughout the state using a wide range of measures.  This information can be found at:

The release of the Alabama State Report Card represents an opportunity for schools, parents and community members to work together to help every school in the state succeed. 

Education is a partnership between schools, parents, students, and community members.  I am very proud of the support we receive from our communities and the pride we all have in our schools.  We are excited that our system is moving forward in academic initiatives in early literacy, math, pre-K opportunities, steam labs and programs, science, leadership, and student advocacy programs.  We are also moving forward in expansion and renovation of our school facilities.  Together, we will continue to identify ways we can provide our students with the best educational experiences possible!  Thank you for partnering with us!    


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The FY 2017 School Accountability Report for Blount County Schools is now available.  The Accountability Reports may be accessed with the following links: Student Achievement, School Safety and Discipline. Financial Accountability reports are available by contacting CSFO Cindy Parker in the Board of Education Office. Monthly financial reports may be viewed through the following link: Monthly Financial Reports.


Rodney P. Green, Superintendent

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Mission Statement

The mission of Blount County Schools is to create lifelong learners by providing quality education and meeting the needs of all students.


Blount County Schools will work closely with students, staff, families, and community stakeholders to prepare responsible citizens ready to succeed in an ever-changing global society.  

We believe that...

• Learning should be the primary focus of our schools.  

• All students can learn when provided with quality instruction.

• Students should be actively engaged in the learning process.

• Our schools should be safe and positive learning environments.

• We must commit ourselves to continuous improvement.

• Education is a partnership among schools, families, and communities.

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