Madison County Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in Huntsville, AL. It has 19,352 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 48% in reading.
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Madison County Schools Reviews
I love the Madison County school system because of its tight-knit community, strong leaders, and drive for success. There are always new ideas and changes being promoted, and our school system is always striving to be the best in every category possible. Our sports teams are competitive, our teachers are highly qualified and want their students to succeed, and our administrators are top-notch and truly care about their students and community. I aspire to be an educator one day, and my hopes are that I can come back and join the Madison County school system and give back to what I have been given.
Although the people are very friendly and the atmosphere is generally good, the academics are poor. There have been several classes I've taken that the teachers have given us busywork and killed time rather than teaching the curriculum. Several of those classes did me a disservice when it came to more challenging Advanced Placement courses. To compensate, I had to pay an expensive tutor to get me caught up and adequately prepared of those exams. Because of this, I'm giving an average rating.
I have been in the Madison County School system for all of my elementary, middle and high school years. The schools have been a safe and overall satisfactory learning environment for me. The administration for each school did a really fine job of making both students and parents feel comforted knowing that students would be safe on campus. Most of the teachers that I had have been really good, but every once in a while there was one that was not as approachable for me as I would have hoped. It would be good if all teachers could be trained to understand that not all students learn in the same way, nor do they learn at the same pace. I have had quite a few excellent teachers who truly care about their students. One can typically distinguish which teachers these are after being in their class for only a short time.