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District Profile
  • Student Demographics
    • 15,628 students
    • 87% African-American; 9% Caucasian; 4% Other
    • 81% economically disadvantaged students
    • 9% students with disabilities
  • Accreditation
    • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
    • Accredited with Quality by the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC)
 
 
 

DCSS High Schools

Albany High School
431-3300
801 W. Residence Ave.
Grades 9-12
Principal: Rodney Bullard
 
Dougherty Comprehensive High School
431-3310
1800 Pearce Ave.
Grades 9-12
Principal: Mr. Eddie Johnson
 
Monroe Comprehensive High School
431-3316
900 Lippitt Dr.
Grades 9-12
Principal: Vinson Davis
 
Westover Comprehensive High School
431-3320
2600 Partridge Lane
Grades 9-12
Principal: William Chunn
 
 

Middle Schools

 
Albany Middle School
431-3325
1700 Cordell Rd.
Grades 6-8
Principal: Angelica King


Merry Acres Middle School
431-3338
1601 Florence Dr.
Grades 6-8

Principal: Dr. Gail Griffin

 
Radium Springs Middle Magnet School of the Arts
431-3346
2600 Radium Springs Rd.
Grades 6-8
Principal: Dr. Valerie Williams
 
 
Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet School
431-3362
324 Lockett Station Rd.
Grades 6-8
Principal: Thelma Chunn
 
 
Southside Middle School
431-3351
1615 Newton Rd.
Grades 6-8
Principal: Dr. Frederick Polite

Elementary Schools

Alice Coachman Elementary School
431-3488
1425 Oakridge Dr.
Grades K-5
Principal: Melissa Brubaker
 
International Studies Elementary Charter School
431-3384
2237 Cutts Dr.
Grades K-5
Principal: Dr. Zeda George
 
Lake Park Elementary School
431-3370
605 Meadowlark Dr.
Grades K-5
Principal: Kenosha Coleman
 
Lamar Reese Magnet School of the Arts
431-3495
1215 Lily Pond Rd.
Grades K-5
Principal: Dr. Angela Shumate
 
Lincoln Elementary Magnet School
431-3373
518 W. Society Ave.
Grades K-5
Principal: Dr. Todd Deariso
 
Live Oak Elementary School
431-1209
4529 Gillionville Rd.
Grades K-5
Principal: Laytona Stephenson
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School
438-3502
3125 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Grades K-5
Principal: Vontressa Childs
 
Morningside Elementary School
431-3387
120 Sunset Lane
Grades K-5
Principal: Christine Ford
 
Northside Elementary School
431-3390
901 14th Ave.
Grades K-5
Principal: Katina Allen
 
Radium Springs Elementary School
431-3395
2400 Roxanna Rd.
Grades K-5
Principal: Bruce Bowles

Robert H. Harvey Elementary School
431-3367
1305 E. Second Ave.
Grades K-5
Principal: Dr. John I. Davis
 
Sherwood Acres Elementary School
431-3397
2201 Doncaster Way
Grades K-5
Principal: Yvette Simmons
 
Turner Elementary School
431-3406
2001 Leonard Ave.
Grades K-5
Principal: Dr. Deborah Jones
 
West Town Elementary School
431-3409
1113 University Ave.
Grades K-5
Principal: Steven Dudley
Other Learning Centers     

 
College and Career Performance Learning Center
431-6321
900 Lippitt Dr.
Grades 9-12
Principal: Gloria Baker
 
Gifted Education
431-1291
911 S. McKinley St.
Principal: Trina Robinson
 
Oak Tree Psychoeducational Center
431-1323
1520 Cordell Rd.
Principal: Dr. Kerri Miller
 
South Georgia Regional Achievement Center
431-1218
1001 Highland Ave.
Principal: Marcel Loving
 
Sylvandale Pre-K Center
431-1290
1520 Cordell Rd.
Pre-K
Principal: Dr. Gail Solomon
DCSS Systemwide Partners in Excellence:
  • Albany Police Department
  • Albany Technical College
  • Books-a-Million
  • City of Albany Parks & Recreation Department
  • Dougherty County Police Department
  • Dougherty County Sheriff's Department
  • Home Builders Association
  • Home Depot
  • Lions Club
  • Albany Marine Corps Logistics Base
  • The Southwest Georgian
  • Women in Construction

Pre-Kindergarten Program Partners in Excellence: 
  • Albany Downtown Sertoma Club
  • Bush Photography
  • Litman Cathedral House of God Saints in Christ, Inc.
  • Mt. Zion Baptist Church Willing Workers
  • Semper Fidelis Club
  • "The Ministers' Wives" Club