ACS Snapshot

  • Auburn City Schools serve as the premier public-school system for the Auburn community offering a K-12 system with more than 8,800 students.

    Our schools consistently rank among the top in the state.

    System Snapshot:

    • 13 Campuses
    • 8,845 Students (2018-2019)
    • 1,010 full-time employees
    • 70% possess advanced degrees
    • Student-teacher ratio: 15.44:1
    • Average teacher experience: 12.34 years
    • Teaches with advanced degrees: 76.57%
    • Teachers with Doctorates: 27
    • Average Teacher’s Salary: $54,350
    • Student-device ratio: 1.4:1
    • Scholarships awarded: $23 million (in 2019 alone)
    • Average ACT score: 21.4 (Auburn High School) compared to 18.1 (statewide), and 20.8 (nationwide)

    Class of 2019 Facts:

    • 625 Graduates in class of 2019
    • $22,989,726 in scholarships offered to class of 2019
    • 96.44% - Graduation Rate (2018 data/most recent)
    • 1 Presidential Scholar - Donghan Park
    • 6 Presidential Scholar Nominees
    • 10 National Merit Finalists
    • 3 National Merit Commended Scholars
    • 32 AP Scholars
    • 14 AP Scholars with Honor
    • 12 AP Scholars with Distinction
    • 1 National AP Scholar
    • 36 International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidates

     Scholarship Dollars since 2012 :$135,000,000+

    New Campuses constructed since 2013:

    • Pick Elementary - opened in 2013 with a capacity for 600 students.
    • Auburn High School - opened in 2017 with a capacity for 2,200 students.
    • Creekside Elementary - opened in 2018 with a capacity for 600 students.

    Technology:

     - All teachers and administrators in the school system have Apple Macbooks in an effort to be able to work on both Windows and Mac platforms.

    - 1:1 iPad initiative for all students at Auburn High School and Auburn Junior High School (3,330 iPads total rolled out in summer 2018).

    - First SMART Showcase District in the country with SMART Panels in every classroom (interactive flat panel touch-screen monitors that serve as modern-day chalkboards).

    ALSDE Alabama Teachers of the Year (2019):

    - Jacque Middleton (Final Four 2019 / Alternate Statewide Winner).

    Rezoning:

    - In 2013 ACS shifted to a model of having eight elementary schools with four K-2 facilities that feed into four 3-5 facilities. In 2018 the school system further rezoned to accommodate the opening of Creekside Elementary. The system now has nine elementary facilities until a 10thcampus can be constructed to pair with Yarbrough Elementary.