Recommended back to school supplies for elementary students:
  • Pencils
  • Box of color pencils
  • Eraser
  • Glue
  • Safe scissors
  • Colored paper
  • 3 rings binder
  • Binder paper
  • Homework diary
First Class Preschool
First Class PreK

Ducks Springs Elementary currently has openings in our First Class Preschool classrooms for children that have turned four on or before 09/01/2021. If you are interested, please visit the link listed below to complete the registration process through the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education.​pre-registration/

Kindergarten Registration-Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Posted on 04/20/2021

Etowah County Schools Kindergarten Registration- Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Please bring your child's Blue Immunization Form (available from your pediatrician or the Health Department), Certified Birth Certificate or another form of certificate for age verification, valid Social Security Card (Voluntary), two Proofs of Residence, and Proof of Custody when warranted. Alabama law provides that a child must be five years of age on or before September 1st to be eligible to attend kindergarten.

Click Kindergarten Registration to register online.

Please contact the elementary school in your district for additional information and registration times.

Summer Professional Development

Posted on 04/19/2021

Click Summer PD to access the Etowah County Summer PD Fair schedule.

Click JSU Inservice for JSU professional development schedule.

Click eLearning for a current listing of courses and PLUs.

Professional Development Exchange/Variance Day request forms must be completed and submitted to the Central Office for approval by or before May 31, 2021.

If you receive a stipend to attend a workshop, the activity cannot be used for a Professional Development Exchange Day. College Courses and eLearning Courses cannot be used for a Professional Development Exchange Day. In order to use an activity for a Professional Development Exchange Day, the activity must be completed after the school year ends and before the beginning of the next school year. Therefore, Saturday activities attended during the school year cannot be exchanged for a Professional Development Exchange Day.

Click Professional Development Exchange Day Form to download the Professional Development Exchange Day/Variance Day form.

January is School Board Recognition Month.
January is School Board Appreciation Month

We are grateful for the contribution each Etowah County Board of Education member makes to help every student shape a successful future and the vital role they play in our schools and communities. Please take a moment to express your gratitude to Etowah County Board of Education Board members for their leadership, dedication and desire to serve Etowah County Schools.