Welcome to DCS

  • Thank you for your interest in Dothan City Schools. Located in Southeast Alabama, Dothan City Schools serves more than 8,000 Pre-Kindergarten through 12th-grade students throughout Dothan, Alabama. Nineteen schools comprise the district, including 2 Pre-Kindergarten centers, 11 elementary schools including one special admission math and science school, one middle school that serves grades 7-8, one 9th grade academy, one virtual school for grades 7-12, and one high school that serves grades 10-12, and two program sites dedicated to specialty education: one for students receiving alternative education and a career-technical education facility for grades 10-12.

    The vision of Dothan City School is to challenge all students with an exciting, rigorous, and relevant delivery of curricula designed to prepare them for the challenges they will face in the 21st-century global economy. This common vision is rooted in the belief that all children matter and can learn when challenged by rigorous and relevant 21st-century information to improve their knowledge and skills.

    The Dothan City Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, disability, sex, religion, national origin, or age in employment, programs, or other activities. Dothan City Schools participates in E-Verify to confirm the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.  The district also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  Please see our Equal Opportunity Notices.