Located in southwest Alabama, Conecuh County offers the benefits of small town and rural life. Area attractions include world class golf with a course on Alabama’s famed Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, campgrounds and a park at Sherling Lake, a historic downtown area and the Hank Williams Music Park. The area also boasts excellent hunting and fishing. It’s also just a short drive to urban areas. The county is about an hour from Alabama’s stunning Gulf Coast beaches or the state capitol and about three hours from Atlanta and New Orleans.
Conecuh County School System
The Conecuh County School System believes each student is unique and has value, is worthy of a safe supportive environment and is entitled to be taught by qualified caring faculty and staff who serve as role models.
The system’s vision is the STARS (Students and Teachers Achieving Remarkable Success) — a concept that means the schools work to provide challenging innovative learning experiences in the instructional program.
That commitment can be seen in Conecuh County Schools’ academic success. Among the system’s honors, Hillcrest High school was named a Bronze School in the 2014 issue of US News & World Report’s Best High Schools ranking. Hillcrest High School also received at $450,000 21st Century Grant and Evergreen Elementary has been named a Torchbearer School, which honors high achieving/high poverty schools.
Conecuh County also offers distance learning for seventh and eighth-grade math, science and social studies courses on four of its campuses.
The system holds districtwide accreditation from AdvancED and it’s proficiency rates on state achievement tests have been among the highest in this region of the state.
Back to School
Conecuh County Schools will reopen for traditional, in-person instruction for all interested students on October 19, 2020. Parents will have the option to choose between returning to the classroom (traditional instruction) or continuing with remote learning.
Staggered orientations have been organized for students who will return traditionally. Student orientation will be held October 14, 2020 for grades K4, K5, 2, and 4, 6, 8, 9, and 10. Student orientation will also be held October 16, 2020 for grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, and 12 for any remaining students.