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School Supply Lists

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Supply lists for the 2018/2019 school year are now available. Click the headline for more information.

Summer Assignments (6th-12th Grades)

Summer Assignments (6th-12th Grades) Featured Photo
This summer, students entering 6th-12th grades are asked to complete summer assignments for math and language arts. These assignments were designed by Decatur City Schools’ teachers to help students refresh skills they learned last year. Students should complete assignments for the math and language arts classes they have registered to take for the 2018/2019 school year. Click the headline for more information.

WJES Hour of Code

Students coding
Walter Jackson students go coding crazy! Click the title to see how our school participated in the Hour of Code.

New Austin and Decatur High Schools Furniture Package

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Our two new high schools are going up around town! You may have seen renderings of what the outside of the buildings will look like, but now you can see more of what it will be like inside through the furniture package that's planned.

Decatur’s Biggest Outdoor Classroom Gets a Boost

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Thanks to the generous donation of $30,000 from Indorama Ventures, Wetland’s Edge Environmental Center (WEEC) is able to continue a free, nationally recognized outdoor classroom experience for 8,600 students of Decatur City Schools.

Veteran's Day, 2017

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Walter Jackson students and teachers hosted a Veteran's Day program to thank the men and women who serve our country.

Events Calendar

In The Spotlight

Kid pirates

School Spotlight

Ahoy, mateys! Walter Jackson 1st and 2nd graders are hitting the high seas looking for adventure! Join them on Tuesday, April 17, at 1:30 PM or 5:00 PM. You will be treated to action and music galore! Anchors aweigh!
Outdoor Classroom Day

PTO Spotlight

On Friday, April 27, Walter Jackson Elementary will begin renovating the school's front pond area. With the help of the Alabama Wildlife Federation, our school has created a plan to add outdoor learning stations and plants native to Alabama. During our first work day on Apr. 27, we will be removing old bushes and plants, laying borders, and planting new flowers and greenery. Please contact if you want to help or donate.
Decaur City Schools Foundation
Decatur Youth Symphony
UA Early College A
Decatur Utilities