2194 Broad Street Selma, AL 36701

About Selma City Schools



Selma City Schools



The vision of the Selma City School System is to be documented as a world-class learning
institution that develops students in academics and citizenship so that they are prepared to
compete, successfully, in a  global society.


The mission of the Selma City School System is to provide a safe and supportive teaching and
learning environment, through the collaboration and partnerships of parents and community, that
prepares students to be college and career ready for lifelong success in a global society.


  • Safe, Healthy, and Orderly Environments
  • Rigor and Relevance for High Quality Teaching and Learning
  • Equitable Learning Opportunities
  • Early Learning
  • Parental, Family, and Community Engagement Data-driven Decision Making Continuous Improvement
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Service Learning
  • Integrity


The following principles guide the Selma City School System in its responsibility to provide a
quality education for each child.

  • Learning places for children and teaching places for adults should be safe, healthy, and orderly environments.
  • The   highest   quality   of   teaching   should   be   evident   every   day   through   a rigorous/challenging curriculum and relevant applications of content standards.
  • Every  child  has  the  ability  to  learn  and  should  be  afforded  equitable  learning opportunities.
  • Early learning is a critical component for success in school.
  • Parental, family, and community engagement offer necessary resources and support systems in order to develop students into responsible citizens.
  • The process of making decisions based upon scientifically-based data yield high quality outcomes.
  • Continuous improvement through data analysis, strategic planning, and performance assessments embodies a commitment to excellence.
  • A focus on the responsible use of resources and support systems for facilities, materials, tools, personnel creates opportunities for optimal teaching and learning.
  • Student involvement in service learning develops responsible citizens for society.
  • Integrity in leadership and governance builds public confidence in the mission of the school system.