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REMINDER of 2014-2015 New Teacher Orientation and Trainings
Questions can be directed to Zella Ford, Director of Federal Programs ( Ph. 334-876-4467)
All new teachers hired for the 2014-2015 school year must attend the following sessions:
July 23, 2014, 8:15 - 3:00 P.M.- New Teacher Orientation, AEA Your Rights and Responsibility & STI Professional Development Training
July 24, 2014, 8:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.- STAR Reading and Math Training

  Dallas County Board of Education will meet in a Regular Session at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 28, 2014 at the Dallas County School Board Office.


Dallas County School System will be accepting applications for Pre-K programs at Brantley Elementary and Valley Grande Elementary Schools. To attend these programs students must be 4 years old by September 1, 2014. Applications can be picked up at Dallas County School Board 429 Lauderdale Street Selma, Alabama. Deadline for applications is July 15, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. Applications must be returned to the School Board Office to attention of Hattie Shelton.
Questions can be directed to:
Hattie R. Shelton, Assistant Superintendent - 334-876-4465 or
Tanya S. Miles, Transformation Specialist - 334-876-4468


Institute Day- Thursday, August 7, 2014

Professional Development Days are :
Monday, August 4, 2014,
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Friday, August 8, 2014

Students return to school, Monday, August 11.

Southside High School Presents
Freshman Orientation: 2014 for all First year 9th Graders & Parents
Location: Southside High School Gymnasium
Time: Tues., Aug. 5- 4:00p.m.
*** If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Brown at (334) 872-0518 or email


2014-2015 School Calendar

Click the link above to download the calendar. It is in PDF format.



The Dallas County Board of Education Accountability Report for 2012-2013 is now available.
Financial and School Safety/Discipline portions of the report are available at
Department: Business and Finance

Click here for the Business and Finance 2013 Accountability Report

Student Achievement data is available at the Alabama State Department of Education website under the ALSDE Spotlight labeled “Accountability Reporting.
For additional information, you may call Mrs. Brenda Turner, Chief School Finance Officer at 334-876-4471.

 Please visit the link below for resources for you to use to help STOP Bullying in our schools.

We have openings for teachers in the following areas...

See Human Resource Page for details and Applications


Online help is available...
Visit the Dallas County Schools Web Page at and click on the For Parents link on the left.
You will find links to many helpful resources concerning Cybercitizenship and Technology in the Dallas County School System.



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SES Provider Announcement: Notice: Parents of Students Attending

Keith Middle High School Dallas County High
Southside High

Please click here to view the announcement concerning this.

Class Size Reduction (CSR), Title II During FY2012-2013 Title II funds will be used to pay for four (4) class size reduction units at the following schools:

-- Brantley Elementary- Second Grade- .76
-- Salem Elementary- Third and Fourth Grade- 1.25
-- Southside Primary - Sixth Grade- .16

A total of $168,856.53 will be expended on class size reduction classes for a total of 2.17 units. NOTE: CSR teachers are paid from the Title-II funds to reduce teacher ratios. 

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The Dallas County Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Dallas County Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of disability, national origin, race, religion, sex or age in its programs and activities. The Dallas County Board of Education provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. If you have reason to believe that you have been discriminated against, you may contact either of the following:


Mrs. Hattie Shelton, Assistant Superintendent, PO Box 1056, Selma, AL 36702, 334.876.4470- email


Mrs. Felicia Y. King-Thomas, Section 504 Coordinator, PO Box 1056, Selma, AL 36702, 334-876-4473- email: