BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - It’s almost time for the 2020-2021 school year and it’ll look different than any ever seen before due to COVID-19.
Many school systems pushed back their original start dates so they could have more time to prepare.
The Alabama Department of Education has created a master list of school openings and how schools will start. Click here for the list.
Alabama School of Fine Arts: August 17
Alabaster City: August 19 - Traditional students will return to 5-day in-person instruction September 14
Attalla City: August 17
Bessemer City: September 3 (starting online)
Bibb County: August 18
Birmingham City: September 8 (starting online) - blended schedule starts Nov. 9
Chilton County: September 08
Coosa County: August 31
Cullman City: August 19 (Cullman High School has switched to a hybrid learning plan)
Cullman County: August 20
Etowah County: August 17
Fairfield City: August 10 (starting online)
Gadsden City: August 17 (starting online)
Greene County: August 20
Haleyville: August 20 (mix of virtual and traditional school)
Homewood City: August 19 (Middle and High School start staggered schedules)
Hoover City: August 20 (staggered schedule for 4 weeks) Traditional students will return to 5-day in-person instruction September 21
Jasper City: August 20
Jefferson County: September 1 (starting online) Starting the week of September 21, pre-k and some students with special needs will return to school, followed by elementary schools on September 28, and secondary schools on October 5.
Lamar County: August 13
Leeds City: August 20
Midfield City Schools: August 25 (starting online)
Mountain Brook City: August 20
Oneonta City: August 13
Pelham City: August 19
Pell City: August 21 (staggered schedule for 7-12 for 9 weeks)
Shelby County: August 13 (staggered schedule for 4 weeks) Traditional students will return to 5-day in-person instruction September 14
St Clair County: August 20
Sylacauga City: August 27 (staggered schedule for 9 weeks)
Talladega City: August 19
Talladega County: August 20
Tarrant City: August 25
Trussville City: August 12
Tuscaloosa City: August 20 (starting online)
Tuscaloosa County: August 20
Vestavia Hills City: August 20 (staggered schedule grades 6-12)
Walker County: August 20 (staggered schedule; first 5 days are virtual for everyone)
Note: All of these are subject to change.
Visit the Alabama Education Directory for comprehensive information on Alabama school schedules.
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