DCS Logo Dothan City Schools serves more than 8,000 Pre-Kindergarten through 12th-grade students throughout Dothan, Alabama. Nineteen campuses comprise the district, including 2 Pre-Kindergarten centers, 11 elementary schools, one middle school, one 7-12th grade virtual school, one 9th grade academy, one high school, 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 Empower Everyone Everyday.

    The mission of the Dothan City Schools is C.A.R.E.S.: "Communicate, Achieve, Relate, Engage, Succeed."

    Our belief statements are:

    • All decisions will be made with the best interest of students first.
    • All students will be successful learners.
    • All students will be taught to respect themselves and others.
    • All students will be taught to communicate effectively.
    • All students will meet and exceed high standards.

    Board Approved:  February 22, 2022