School Addresses

Board of Education
James B. Cunningham

Fort Payne High School
201 45th Street NE
Fort Payne, AL  35967 
Grades 9-12
Brian Jett, Principal

Fort Payne Middle School
4910 Martin Avenue NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Grades 5-8
Shane Byrd, Principal

Williams Avenue Elementary School
1700 Williams Avenue NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Grades 3-4
Heath Shaddix, Principal

Wills Valley Elementary School
4111 Williams Avenue NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Grades K-2
Cathy Jones, Principal


Fort Payne City Schools

WildCatFort Payne has an excellent school system.  The system consists of four schools:

Wills Valley Elementary, Williams Avenue Elementary, Fort Payne Middle School, Fort Payne High School

State-of-the-art education is a priority.  Integrated into the schools is the latest in technology including Promethean Boards that revolutionize the learning experience by incorporating computers, large projectors, and touch-screen capabilities.  The Promethean Boards have been met with great excitement by both teachers and students and have had a huge impact on the learning experience.

The school system also offers great extra-curricular activities from various school clubs to excellent sports programs to a highly prized marching band.
Fort Payne High School is proud to say that 98% of their students passed the graduation exam and that they have an 87% graduation rate.

Fort Payne is also ideally situated for access to higher education opportunities.  Within minutes of town Northeast Alabama Community College is an excellent 2 year college.  Within easy commuting distance are several 4 year colleges including Jacksonsville State University, University of Alabama at Huntsville, and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.