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    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



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About Alice Coachman Elementary 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.


    Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
    Accredited with Quality by the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC)


    Partners in Excellence

    Albany Bank & Trust
    Aunt Louies 
    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

    Ms. Geraldine Hudley (At-Large)
    Rev. James C. Bush (District 5)



    Click here to see GOSA information on Alice Coachman Elementary