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
State Farm's Kenneth Nance, a school partner, was the featured speaker
The grants will help fund robotics programs at the schools
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 House
Dougherty County Kiwanis
Criterion Club of Albany
Magellan Terminals Holdings Company
Mars Snackfoods, Inc.
Naval Branch Health Clinic Albany
2nd Mt. Zion Church
Dr. Edgar Parker
Rhema International Ministries, Inc.
Ms. Geraldine Hudley (At-Large)
Rev. James C. Bush (District 5)