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About Us


The Guntersville City School System is made up of four schools - Guntersville High School, Guntersville Middle School, Cherokee Elementary School and Guntersville Elementary School. 

Our mission: The mission of Guntersville City Schools is to educate, develop, and empower all students to reach their unique potential and become citizens who enrich their communities.

Our vision: Excellence in ALL we do! 

Goals and Priorities:    

  • Student Achievement
    • Demonstrate mastery of standards through established accountability metrics. 
    • Ensure students are academically competitive at state and national levels. 
  • Teaching and Learning
    • Establish channels for delivery of embedded professional development. 
    • Implement instructional best practices into daily lesson plans. 
    • Promote relevance of content and increase active engagement in instructional lessons. 
  • Stakeholder Engagement 
    • Increase opportunities for faculty and staff involvement. 
    • Increase opportunities for business and community involvement. 
    • Increase opportunities for parent involvement. 
    • Increase opportunities for student involvement. 
  • Student Support
    • Identify and address academic achievement gaps. 
    • Implement initiatives which provide student support of social and emotional development. 
  • Operational Support
    • Ensure effective and efficient operational practices through personnel, business, finance and transportation departments.