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Alice Coachman Elementary School

School Motto: "Putting Children First"
School Colors: Green and Gold
School Mascot: Cheetah 


  • 2009 National Blue Ribbon School
  • 2009 "No Excuses School" (Georgia Public Policy Foundation)
  • Title 1 Distinguished School


Alice Coachman Elementary School was named for Alice Coachman, a native of Albany and the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. The school opened its doors on August 23, 1999, with a strong commitment to a quality education for all of its students. The school's mission is to provide an opportunity for students to learn in a safe, structured, orderly environment with strong emphasis on a firm foundation of knowledge, high academic achievement, and a variety of educational experiences that will lead to personal success.


2017-2018 School Improvement Plan

Other ACES Information:

  • Accreditation
  • Partners in Excellence
    • Albany Bank & Trust

    • Aunt Louies House

    • Dougherty County Kiwanis

    • Criterion Club of Albany

    • Kreesis Company

    • Magellan Terminals Holdings Company

    • Mars Snackfoods, Inc.

    • Naval Branch Health Clinic Albany

    • 2nd Mt. Zion Church

    • Dr. Edgar Parker

    • Rhema International Ministries, Inc.

  • BOE Representatives
1425 W. Oakridge Dr.
Albany, GA 31707
(229) 431-3488
(229) 431-3490 (fax)
School Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Melissa Brubaker, Principal