High School Schedule Update

High school students will transition back to a staggered schedule after returning from the Thanksgiving holidays, beginning on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020.  High school students will remain on the staggered schedule until the winter holidays, which will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020.  The announcement applies to all high school students in HCS who are not enrolled in Huntsville Virtual Academy (HVA).   For more, please click the more information button below.

Department of Secondary Instruction

For individual department reset plans, please visit the Department Reset Plans page.

The Department of Secondary Instruction supports secondary programs in Grades 6-8, 7-8, and 9-12 schools.

The mission of Secondary Instruction is to ensure all secondary students receive a rigorous, appropriate, and challenging course of instruction. Our focus is to facilitate the classroom in providing great instruction, for every student, in every class, every day. Our expectation is that all students will graduate from Huntsville City Schools will prepared for college and/or the workforce.

Secondary Goals:
  • Support the implementation of the district's secondary programs and curriculum
  • Provide support to administrators, teachers, and other staff in developing and following recognized best practices.
  • Identify and provide opportunities for staff professional development
  • Monitor the implementation of the district's secondary programs through various accountability measures
Important Documents:

Deputy Superintendent of Learning Supports

Dr. Clarence Sutton
Telephone: 256-428-6970

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